True self vs false self: who do you prefer?
True self vs false self: who do you prefer?
Donald Winnicott is considered to be one of the greatest thinkers from the 19th century in the field of psychoanalysis. Winnicott came up with the concept of the true self and false self. ... Read More
Do one thing every day that scares you: good vs bad fear
do one thing everyday that scares you
As with "an apple a day keeps the doctor away", the general sentiment of doing one thing everyday that scares you is a good one. But it's worth defining what "scare" means ... Read More
Existential intelligence: struggling with pointless office work
Existential intelligence
If my younger self could have looked ahead in time and seen what I'm doing now, how disappointed would I have been? It's safe to say that working in an office wasn't my dream. ... Read More
Types of wealth, we obsess about two but there are many
types of wealth
It's a close run contest between the two types of wealth, and which one we obsess about most. ... Read More
Advertising┬áhas us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need
Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don't need
It's one of my favourite quotes from Tyler Durden in Fight Club. We know it's true. But just like a drug we find it hard to stop ... Read More
Fortune favours the brave
fortune favours the brave
Translated from a latin proverb around 200 BCE, as sayings go, "Fortune favours the brave" is one of the most popular in human history. ... Read More
Do you have mean world syndrome?
mean world syndrome
Do you suffer from mean world syndrome? If you consume the average amount of news media then the answer is probably yes. ... Read More
What is life about? Answer: one thing
what is life about
So what is life all about? This question shouldn't be confused with what's the meaning of/or what's the purpose of life? ... Read More
Jevons paradox: how it works against you
Jevons paradox: how it works against you
Most of what you'll read about Jevons paradox relates to economics. What's not discussed and what I find interesting is how Jevons paradox affects our daily lives ... Read More