Tag Archive: Life Advice

Cognitive de-fusion

I try to capture here things I see on the internet that I want to be able to access again. I found this post from Reddit, on How to Suffer Less and Live More, to… Continue reading

It’s never too late

I was listening to an audiobook from Pema Chodron (that I’ve listened to a hundred times). This time her words “it’s never too late” hit me.  It really is never too late.

Where’s my user manual?

Science can be pretty dull. Except the parts that explain all the oddities of human behaviour. I love that stuff. I especially love to read about how our sub-conscious just messes up all… Continue reading

Life is short

It is not that we have so little time but that we lose so much. … The life we receive is not short but we make it so; we are not ill provided… Continue reading

Insanity

Over my travels there was much debate as to whether this quote referred to “stupidity” or “insanity”. I think it applies to both!

Good habits

I find the concept of habits fascinating.    I finally was well enough to go back to the gym recently. Now I am working on improving my diet and drinking less alcohol. (I… Continue reading

Pie Charts

After school I’m not sure that anyone uses pie charts ever again. A surprisingly powerful exercise I tried out the other day was to map out your source of self-worth in a pie… Continue reading

Self Compassion

Just saving here a couple of positive things I’ve read this week that have cheered me up. Firstly there was this post on Reddit:  I don’t know what it was that made everything… Continue reading

On Final Things

From The Book of Life: Every age should be in search of effective ways to keep death in mind.  Once we would look at skulls or at martyrs, hourglasses or withered flowers.  … Continue reading