Sometimes I wonder, whenever I curse myself and lament the annoying tendency that I have to “overthink”, have I actually been overthinking, or have I simply been thinking… Rarely are my thoughts ever obsessive or irrational (well at least they don’t appear to be in my mind!). They don’t really stress me out and there’s … More To Think Or To Overthink, That Is The Question
“What screws us up most in life is the picture in our head of how it’s supposed to be.” – Socrates Lately I’ve realised something: so many people experience feelings of unhappiness because they feel like they haven’t managed to live up to their expectations. Don’t get me wrong, a lot of people do actually … More How It’s Supposed To Be
So if you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that I’m not usually one for making new year’s resolutions. However, this year I’ll be making an exception. My new year’s resolution for 2018 will be to control my destructive tendency to overthink. As of lately I seem to be doing it more often, or maybe … More The One With The New Year’s Resolution
I’ve got half a mind to just leave this post blank, because the title really says it all. When it comes to politics, I feel that the saying ‘each to their own’ majorly applies. For this impromptu UK general election tomorrow, we all have our reasons for voting for whichever party we’ve opted to go … More Don’t Try To Sway My Vote
When you have a large extended family or live in a close-knit community that holds strong traditions and values often any major/minor decisions that you make bring with them the stinking undertone of what will people think? For example: quitting your job with no backup plan, leaving your degree halfway through to go travelling, marrying a middle-aged Rasta because you … More What Will People Think?!
‘It ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.’– Rocky Balboa. We all want to be winners, right? But of course that’s easier said than done. In order to win we … More Time to Reboot