Everything Feels Important in the Moment

Everything Feels Important in the Moment

My favourite poem on the topic of ambition is Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Perhaps, it's because it spoke to me in a way so few poems did, or its impact stemmed mostly from the cautionary tale effect it had on me. Many of us yearn to make our lives mean something. I guess we [...]

Toxic Positivity & Learning to Transcend Your Pain

Toxic Positivity & Learning to Transcend Your Pain

In our pretend-positivity washed society, a good chunk of time tested logic has been cast aside. Everything human that used to be normal and encouraged is now vilified. More than anything else, there's a pervasive, dismissive, shallow and illogical approach to existence that's best summed up as Toxic Positivity. Just lost your job and feel [...]

Life Can Be Wonderful

Life Can Be Wonderful

In our high-stimulation age, you can't click a button without landing on negative news. If it isn't the latest nut-job cult, terror group then it's a nut-job president. One might notice that this constant negativity overload would eventually begin affecting the way we perceive the world. If everything is going to hell, especially in these [...]