Tag: Culture

Notes on Being Alone

Superman is regarded as the most powerful superhero going, right? We can all agree on that I think. The man literally absorbs power from the sun and is bullet-proof and can fly. He has one weakness, which is a rock that proves incredibly difficult to get your hands on. He’s basically untouchable. Nevertheless, Superman has […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Make a New Year’s Resolution

Every day between Christmas and New Year’s feels like a Sunday. Sundays are grand yokes but they also come with a gentle anxiety about the week ahead. It’s irritating but usually, not unmanageable. Now imagine a week of Sundays that don’t just lead up to a new week but to a brand new year. The […]

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The Mental Cost of Drinking Pints

I was asked recently to talk more about how mental health and alcohol relate to one another. I wrote a piece on this a few years back for HeadStuff, but it never made it on here. It’s definitely an important relationship to be aware of. Not only can alcohol be destructive for your good mental […]

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By No Means Perfect

I don’t think everyone tries their best. People say they do, but I don’t think that most of us do. WE watch too much TV, or spend time doing things that doesn’t line up with what would be considered as “trying my best”. That’s fine at times, but if you find yourself watching more Netflix […]

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Men Chase Women, Women Chase Status.

Nature is elective. It’s called natural selection for a reason. It’s because nature does the selecting. Not much of a revelation but bear with me. I’ve been listening to a lot of Jordan Peterson lectures lately. Not so much the political debate videos, but more so the ones that draw out his expertise; psychology. He […]

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What Anxiety Feels Like

I was originally writing the piece that follows as the initial stage of some cognitive behavioural therapy. Last Monday (the 11th if you want to be specific) I’d been feeling pretty anxious and my head was acting the eejit so I said I’d try and sort it out, as I would do quite often. After […]

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