What to do when shit happens

Every new day is an opportunity to wipe your slate clean and start fresh. Shit happened? Feeling hopeless? Confused? That’s fine. Sleep on it. Figure out just one thing you can do next. Then start. Life is no bed of roses. You can’t expect opportunities and solutions to be served …

The thing about meds

We have become far too reliant on medication. There’s a medication for every little thing these days. Even children are being medicated heavily. This quick-fix culture of resorting to meds for every little thing does our health more harm than good. Don’t just take my word for it, do your …

The miracle that is you

You are enough. In fact, more than that… you are a fricking marvel of nature. You are an incredible creation. A miracle of bioengineering, and science. You are so advanced in fact that even the fastest computers can’t outpace your brain. Even the advanced robots can’t replicate everything you can …

Make politeness the default

“Life is too fucking short to be an asshole.” If I remember correctly, that’s something I heard from Louis CK. It’s a sentiment I wholeheartedly agree with. I’ve written about the importance of politeness before. Growing up, the importance of good manners, respect and politeness was emphasised – respect more …

Training a cat to talk

Spending time thinking and worrying about things you have no control over is like training a cat to talk. It’s a complete waste of time and energy. Why? Because thinking and worrying about those things won’t make any difference. If you can’t do anything about it, every day, every hour, …