Tag: Culture

Personal Responsibility and Mental Health

I harp on about mental health so often that I think most people assume that my mental health is always good, but that’s not always the case. Maybe some even think I’m a hypocrite at times because I don’t always practice what I preach. Working on your mental health isn’t easy though, and even though […]

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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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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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You’re Allowed to Make Mistakes

Often enough these posts can seem like lectures, like I’m giving out about people and telling whoever is reading how to live. I know it can be taken in that way sometimes. I know it comes across like I think I know better, or even that I do better. But I don’t know better or […]

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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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