Trying to be Real

How can I help?

I find it easy to be selfish. Really easy. Laziness, disinterest and dislike all arise from this selfishness. Sometimes I don't feel like doing small things, for myself or for others. Sometimes I feel as though I don't care about others at all. Sometimes I treat others poorly because one part of me believes I… Continue reading How can I help?

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Learnable Skills, Personal Development, Practical Instruction

Reframe your brain into submission | Introducing Important Concepts Part 2

In the first post of this series I explained the way the brain uses Concepts to regulate it's body budget and construct experience. Check it out here if you haven't read it yet, it's a prerequisite to this post. The second part in the series will teach you why this information is useful, and give… Continue reading Reframe your brain into submission | Introducing Important Concepts Part 2

Acceptance, Personal Development

Nothing Will Never Be Not Okay

As humans we are conditioned to become wrapped up in small and often meaningless problems throughout our lives. Our brains are thought machines that incessantly generate information from our subconscious mind. Try even for a moment to focus on a single thing for as long as possible and your mind will continue to create sounds… Continue reading Nothing Will Never Be Not Okay

Motivation, Personal Development, Travel

How to Begin Engaging with Yourself

In my Flourish post I briefly mentioned the way we excuse ourselves from doing difficult things, how we rationalise that next beer, or one more episode, or continuing on somebody else's pursuit of happiness. Often this is just because we haven't paused for a moment to consider what might be the best course of action… Continue reading How to Begin Engaging with Yourself