My choices matter — and there are paths towards making wiser ones — but I cannot choose what I choose. Sam Harris Today was a real wake-up call that my brain is on the brink. It was the first time I truly realised that "me", my mind and body are totally separate entities. And yet, they … Continue reading McDonald’s and Meltdowns: The Fragility of the Mind
Everyone is talking about the fragility of life right now. It’s as though, after epochs of existence, people have finally realised that there’s no reset button, no do-over option or pausing. From TV shows to songs, movies to books, there’s been a sudden dawning of “now” being the only future we have. This is exactly … Continue reading Success Versus Happiness – Can You Have Both?
In an episode of How I Met Your Mother, hilariously titled, "The Naked Man", Marshall is laughed out of the pub booth for saying that the only reason people should have sex is because they're in love. As a result of this statement, the gang find 50 colourful reasons why people have sex. For example, make-up sex, break-up sex, revenge sex, nothing good on TV sex, rebound sex and so on. And as relatable as all of those reasons are, I can only affiliate with Marshall's. But I guess, that is just one problem with being a demisexual.
You're stuck in a perennial state of inner-reflection - wondering about the future, thinking about the past, imagining conversations you dream of having, with people you wished you could talk to - whilst all the while completely shutting out the potential of making it into a tangible reality. Perhaps, it's safer in your own little … Continue reading 9 Survival Tips on the Island of Loneliness
Ever wondered if your endlessly curious attitude was a gift or a curse? What about your irrepressible desire for "me" time - is that a good or a bad thing? Well, whilst there might not be a definitive answer to those questions, what can be said is that if you do possess traits such as … Continue reading 9 Intriguing Traits of a Creative Genius
In 2020, the clichés have been soaking up the atmosphere between people's 2m distance. Stay Safe. Take care. Be strong. But, in a world where there's no real time to facilitate these practices, how do you know what to do? What's the best action to take, when you have no lucidity in their meaning? Especially … Continue reading Being “Strong” and What it Really Means
Every day is filled with challenges. Some of these requiring a far more Herculean effort than others. And although it may not seem like it, even the luckiest of us cannot escape these trials and tribulations. The world isn't in possession of a justice system on how these challenges are handed out either. So if … Continue reading 9 Hard-Hitting Philosophical Quotes That Remind Us To Never Give Up on Living
Whether they are ancient proverbs or modern-day idioms, these poignant brevities speak a timeless language. Guaranteed, you will have experienced at least one of the emotions elicited from their succinct guidance, so why not put a name to them? Find the wisdom you seek from these 6 Japanese concepts about life, love and the universe. … Continue reading 6 Japanese Concepts About Life, Love and the Universe
Life without people in it is boring - fact. People need people to keep each other motivated and moving forward. We need plans, discussions and adventures. We need laughter, surprises and inspiration. We need to learn, in whatever capacity that may be. However, despite these obvious social needs and cravings, life doesn't always give us … Continue reading 20 Mind-Blowing Podcasts & YouTube Channels to Feed Your Insatiable Curiosity
"Demisexuality is a sexual orientation characterised by only experiencing sexual attraction after making a strong emotional connection with a specific person. A demisexual identity is a useful indicator for where a person might fall on the asexual spectrum." Think of it like the kind of love you'd see in an old-school romance novel, where the two … Continue reading What it Means to Be Demisexual