Are your problems worth worrying about?

I read somewhere recently that, when you’re worried about something in life, you should ask yourself; “Will this problem be something that I’ll be worrying about in 5 years’ time?”  If the answer is ‘no’, then you should spend no longer than 5 minutes worrying Read More …

Stuck in Purgatory Paradise

Facebook has a new feature called ‘On This Day’. It’s a feature where Facebook belches up old memories and reminds you what you were doing on this day; 1 year ago, 2 years ago and so on. Well, I’m finding these relentless reminders depressing at Read More …

You are not your thoughts

“I think therefore I am”, the famous phrase uttered by renowned Philosopher Rene Descartes was perhaps one, if not the most, fundamentally flawed philosophical statements of all time (sorry Rene). To assume that I exist and I know that I exist because I think thoughts, Read More …

What’s wrong with escapism?

Most, if not all of us, strive to escape from reality. We do this quite regularly. Sometimes, we feel that reality is too bright, too clear, too crisp. Reality is the bright day that assaults you when you step outside after recovering from a hangover in Read More …

The Danger of Imagination

Brains these days are pretty advanced. I think, maybe too advanced. I’m not sure I’m ready for a frontal lobe yet and neither are you. You see, sometimes in history things go through rapid spurts of advancement. Like the ‘4 minute mile’, once a record Read More …

Good Vibrations: Emerging Artist Makes Portals to the Universe

15 minute read. If you prefer to listen, click play below. 1. Darya sits in the warm grey light of a bright window. The New Jersey sun is diffused as it passes through thin, soft curtains, partially drawn. She looks at the camera, with bright Read More …

Duality: The Danger of Choice

I’m in a bad relationship. An acrid, toxic affair of pain and puppetry. Every day, I’m made to endure things I hate, as I sit trapped and numb, shackled by pretense and perception. In this involuntary dance, I am the follower, forced to keep in Read More …