Have you ever encountered people with such strong opinions about a subject that you haven’t been able to make up your mind about? Is it bad to not have a set, inflexible perspective about everything? I personally think that it’s OK to not know what you think all the time. Maybe you haven’t gathered enough … More Do I have to have set opinions on everything?
I’m not sure if I have a fear of airplanes or things that put me in a situation where I completely lack control. When I was younger, I didn’t really fear them. But in the past few years, the fear grew and developed into something that prevented me from travelling even though I really wanted … More Airplanes (a travel blog)
Sometimes I get so consumed in the darkness that I don’t even realize I’m dwelling inside it. In the past few months, I’ve been very sad. And I created a permanent residence inside the sadness. I almost forgot what it feels like to be happy. I began to convince myself that this is all there … More Leaving a dark place
You know what happens to people who constantly get hurt by others? They start to believe that maybe they deserve this. Maybe they’re not good enough. Maybe it’s their fault. They don’t hate anyone who hurt them. Instead, they just start hating themselves. They think, “it must be my fault because I got myself in … More Are you a lone wolf too?
Typically when someone asks me this question I give the standard response: good. I feel that most people don’t really want to know the truth – most people don’t care to hear some long-winded story about the flurry of emotions I might be feeling at any given time. Nor do they necessarily want to know … More How are you?
Recently a friend of mine recommended that I watch the movie “The Truman Show.” Spoiler alert: I’m going to analyze it as it pertains to social media here. Truman is a man who unknowingly lives inside a live reality TV show. He is the main character and his whole life is a fabrication. Everyone he … More Stars of our own shows – social media
So today I figured out the cause of unhappiness in most people. It’s because most people don’t own a red Ferrari. I was leaving the grocery store in which I had eaten dinner. It cost me about $10.00. For a brief second, I wondered why that soup and salad cost $10.00. Was it really worth … More You’re not happy because you don’t own a red Ferrari
I went to a Matt Good concert recently and there’s this song by him called “suburbia” that I’ve been thinking about. It seems like everyone is set on taking the typical path in North American society. This path often involves the goals of buying a house, a car, maybe several, living in the suburbs, starting … More Suburbia
It was a cold evening in February when Anastasia received a phone call from her friend’s parents telling her that her friend had crashed his vehicle on the highway and died a few days prior. She sat in her living room in silence, and let the waves of pain and disbelief penetrate her soul over … More The man who never had a bad day
Lately I’ve been fixated on this black hole analogy. Perhaps that existential emptiness that some feel; that sense of vagueness and questionable purpose, perhaps we can think of it as a black hole that’s pulling us into it- as a thing that we try to fill with objects and people that will make us forget … More Black hole