Millions of us watch in awe at the satisfaction of domino displays falling in perfect symmetry, we hit "like" on videos showcasing flawless make-up styles and colourful outfit combinations. We collectively admire a painting or the view from a landscaped vista, and we fawn over faces. We, as a population, are obsessed with looking and … Continue reading “Who is the Fairest of them All?” A Diverse Discussion about Beauty🪞
8 Valuable Gifts That Don’t Cost a Thing 🎁
There are too many adverts on TV, trying to coerce me with their pretty colours and catchy jingles, into spending a small fortune on gifts for Christmas. A part of me is still a marketer's dream (who doesn't like treating themselves and those they love to something lavish every so often?) This Christmas, however, I'm … Continue reading 8 Valuable Gifts That Don’t Cost a Thing 🎁
10 Diverse Tips on How to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing 🎨
Hit a dead-end or mental block? 🚫 Even the best of us can whack our way into them, and there really is nothing quite as frustrating. Thankfully though, there are some smart ways to reverse and reroute that direction of thought. With this mind, it is important to acknowledge how the brain and body play … Continue reading 10 Diverse Tips on How to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing 🎨
McDonald’s and Meltdowns: The Fragility of the Mind 🧠
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 🧠
Success Versus Happiness – Can You Have Both?
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?
The Problems With Being Demisexual
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.
9 Survival Tips on the Island of Loneliness
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
9 Intriguing Traits of a Creative Genius
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
Being “Strong” and What it Really Means
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
9 Hard-Hitting Philosophical Quotes That Remind Us To Never Give Up on Living
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