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
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 has 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
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
Life is full of fake people
life is full of fake people
Life is full of fake people; you, me and everyone else. Not only is life full of fake people, the world is faker than it’s ever been before. ... Read More
Not fitting in
Not fitting in
As I've grown older, I've realised that I don't fit in. The feeling of not fitting in came about in the workplace but it's society as a whole. I'm definitely not normal but I'm not looking for sympathy. I don't want to fit in ... Read More
How free are you?
how free are you?
We all have different levels of freedom. Prison inmates have little and others have a lot. But many of us aren't as free as we think ... Read More