Tag: Compassion

Be Open Despite the Risk

Putting yourself out there takes a certain amount of risk. But the risk of getting hurt is worth the reward of living a full life.

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I Want You To Think About Suicide

I always thought that it was quite clever to assign Suicide Prevention Month to September. It’s come to the end of summer, the nights are drawing in, it’s beginning to get colder. The presence of winter looms in the weeks ahead. People’s Seasonal Affective sadness might be threatening. September is a good time to remind […]

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Black Lives Matter in Ireland Too

“Where are you from?  Haha, no, where are you from? No… Where are you REALLY from?”    I’m tired man, TIRED. Light is finally being shone upon daily struggles of black people in Ireland and all over the world and we exhausted. I feel the death of George Floyd, which lead to a spike in the […]

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Validation: It’s Not a Cure For Insecurity

Over the last number of weeks, I’ve addressed a number of topics which I find myself considering quite often. We’ve talked about what it means to be productive, begrudgery, talking shit about people and being grateful for what we have. These aren’t topics that are unique to the modern world, but they may be more […]

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Death Anxiety and the Truth About Santa Claus

I had a couple of things in mind to write about today. I decided to go for the thing that gave me a good, long week of anxiety though. It gave me a full-fledged panic attack at one stage as well. It’s a vulnerability but I’ve always found that breaking down the source of anxiety […]

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Thanks For the Presence

There’s a certain comfort in the stillness of it. There’s a certain sanity to be found among all the madness. There’s an order that you might see in the chaos if you just allow it. You’ll find it difficult to see the path through if you allow yourself to only concentrate on the fire. What […]

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