As a natural orator it confuses me how much I struggle to put my thoughts on to paper. I can talk forever and a day, and quite passionately – often not thinking before or as I speak. My mouth runs away and the words seem to form in my throat, bypassing my brain and just coasting … More I have nothing to write about, or do I?
I would like to preface this personal essay with this statement: I think social media can absolutely be a force for good. I think it has many benefits and perks. I believe that, if used correctly, it can be a good thing. I am in no way advising people remove their online presence if that … More Living Outside the Filtered Echo Chamber: A personal essay on why I left conventional Social Media and the impact it had on my life.
A few days ago a friend of mine text me asking why I had reactivated my Facebook page. After a year of reminding people I didn’t have Facebook any longer, I was very confused. She sent me a screenshot. “Umm… What the F***?” Sure enough, there was my page, live and well. I felt the … More Hacked
tran·sient ˈtranSHənt,ˈtranzēənt’ adjective lasting only for a short time; impermanent. friend ‘frend’ noun a person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection I have had a lot of good friends in my life time. I’ve had some seriously shitty “friends” in my life time too, but we’ll ignore them … More Transient Friendships
In February of 2017 I started playing Dungeons and Dragons™. For those who have no idea what it is, here is the official 411. Basically, you create a character on a piece of paper using many, many sided dice (up to 20 sides) and a pencil. That sheet contains statistics and weapons and some back … More Dungeons and Dragons™ – A novice trying to build a world.
If you’re anything like me, you’ll notice your friendship group is slowly dwindling. People are settling down, having children, and try as you might, you just can’t quite get on board the “parents group” vibe. You may even be in the parents group camp and have found that you can’t stand the other parents and … More Friendship App for the Socially Challenged
Death and death positivity have always been a big part of my life. From a young age I wanted to be a mortician. I had little understanding of the death industry, or what really happened behind the scenes, but I knew I wanted to be in it. As I got older I did more research … More How Do You Want To Die? (an uncomfortable but necessary conversation)
According to Dr Google, it is a regular occurrence for those who have been in debt for a long time to go mental when they become debt free. Some people just spend money like it ain’t no thaaang, making it rain on everything they felt they’ve been deprived of. They don’t realise they’re spending so … More You’re debt free! Now what?
I use to constantly argue with my ex about the issue of one person being able to make a difference. He was firmly in the camp of believing that the actions of one human meant nothing and could not change anything, ever. He believes it is the government, and the government alone who can and … More “The Sorites Paradox” OR “How one person can start a revolution”
I’m feeling it, you guys. I am really feeling the pain. I’m going to be worse tomorrow, so I’m trying to be productive today, but holy guacamole, it’s a struggle. I have no ibuprofen in the house, either. This post is slightly motivational-y, sort of story-y and sort of word vomit-y. It’s also proud disbelief … More Self Imposed Limits and Breaking Them – Gym Edition.