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 …

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 …

Pain is not ‘character building’ it’s a warning system

Nobody likes pain. Well, unless you’re a masochist… Hopefully you’re not? If you are, please band your head against the computer screen for pleasure and stop reading… Pain is interesting in the sense that it’s an incredibly subjective experience. No one else can feel your Read More …

Photos Are a Lie!

Do you ever look at photos and think that they’re a lie? Do you ponder at the glossy, artificially flash-lit smiling faces and think… That’s not how it was? I’ve been going through all my photos, tagging ‘Faces’ in them. Ten years ago when I was Read More …

Dear Brain, Please Stop Being a ‘Doomsday Prepper’.

Dear Brain, Humans no longer live in caves. I don’t live in a cave. We are no longer hunted by dangerous creatures on a daily basis. Bad things still happen, but we are not in constant danger, nor are our lives hanging in the balance Read More …

Would You Fear Drowning if You Could Breathe Underwater?

A violent storm rages unpredictably on the ocean’s surface. A bad-tempered, blustery wind gusts endlessly whipping the ocean in to giant peaks and troughs as whitewash churns on the crest of dark ominous waves. Yet beneath the surface and under the swirl and throw of Read More …