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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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

Creative Pieces, Important Concepts, Learnable Skills, Motivation, Personal Development

GRIT – A Personal Story

Once, in a poor land not too far from here, a young boy was born. Nothing was particularly interesting about this boy, as he was regularly told by his mother. She loved him dearly deep down, but mental instabilities internalized during her youth often lead to her poorly treating the boy. He was the youngest… Continue reading GRIT – A Personal Story