Category: Motivation

Mental Health & Labels: You Aren’t How You Feel

Things happen to you. You walk along the road. A bus passes and splashes a huge puddle causing and you’re drenched. You’re uncomfortable and wet for a time but later you dry off and get warm again. Even when difficult things happen to us, we don’t become them. We don’t become the puddle of water […]

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Lockdown Contemplations & Other Thoughts pt. 2: Words for Subtle Things

A creative non-fiction piece about the more subtle things. Thoughts on lockdown, how it has influenced our thoughts and mental health.

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Mental Health Routines and the Real Meaning of Self-Care

A mental health routine is an essential tool for maintaining wellbeing. We need to figure out what works for us in order to construct routines that benefit our physical and mental health

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Have a Precedented New Year

In a year that was as challenging as they come, it’s important to find something in it all to learn and grow from.

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Why Discipline is More Important than Ambition

Anyone can be ambitious, but not everyone cares enough to be disciplined, and that’s why discipline is more important to success than talent and ambition will ever be.

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Notes on Stagnating

I have a prominent and sometimes disruptive aversion to stagnating. (‘Stagnant’ is just an awful word in a linguistic sense too but that’s a whole other post.) Becoming stagnant has always been a fear in the back of my mind. It comes from submitting to the idea that if you’re not moving forward, you’re moving […]

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