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 [...]