The Three Illusions
Let's get philosophical. Considering I majored in philosophy for my degree, you would think I'd spend a bit more time discussing the mysteries of existence. Alas, since leaving university I've had minimal conversations about profound philosophical notions. Let's change that right now. For the past week or so, I've been listening to a podcast called The Three Illusions. Basically, it's about reaching enlightenment through science. BAM. Doesn't that sound absolutely awesome? It
If you can't recall a failure that you've had in the last month, then you're not trying hard enough at life. It's as simple as that. People who don't fail are people who stay in the safety zone. The just good enough zone. And there's nothing wrong with that - if good enough is good enough for you, then who am I to tell you otherwise? But, for those of us after a little more, we need to fail harder. Great things are only achieved if we leap for the stars, and even if we fail,
How to do what makes you happy.
It sounds simple, but a lot of people around me seem to suck at doing what makes them happy. And I just don't understand why. Like, if you hate your job, find another one. If you want a boyfriend, go on dates. If you like staying home and watching Netflix, do that. If you like taking your fifteen dogs for a walk, out you go. Right? Am I taking crazy pills here? For me, I have multiple jobs that I enjoy, I have lots of time to paint, I exercise, I live in a house that I love w
Problem-maker or problem-solver?
Which one are you? It normally doesn't take very long to pick which category somebody falls into. With the infinite wisdom that comes with being 27 years old, I find myself drawn to the people that solve problems and repelled by the people who create problems. Even if I don't realise it at the time! Now, this doesn't mean that I want everyone to go around talking about rainbows and sunshine and lollipops and ignoring the problems - quite the opposite. You can acknowledge the