Tag: Mental Health Awareness

Trying To Be Better

I give myself an awful hard time quite often. There is no one so specifically cruel to me than myself. I’m sure that’s true for everyone. In bouts of anxiety I’ll convince myself that many people hate me. In times in which I achieve goals and accomplish things, I’ll be the first one to tell […]

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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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Road-trips & Guilt-trips

I was up on the West Coast of Ireland for the week in a campervan with some friends. It was great craic and we saw parts of the country I would never have seen otherwise had we not been under an international travel ban. I spent the week away from the keyboard. I spent very […]

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Imposter

I was sat in a room last night with a group of friends from college. It’s been 4 years or so since we finished the undergrad. In most ways we’re all still very much the same as we were; giddy dopes who are fond of drinking cans (Except Dan lol). In another sense, we may […]

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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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