FALSE: Anger is a punishment

I’ve been seeing a quote float around the IG, pop-inspiration pages characterizing anger as a punishment and it is frustrating to see this spiritual bullshit. Not just because it is completely inaccurate and downright awful. But because it is misleading and misguiding people who, most likely, genuinely want to spiritually grow. The quote: “Anger is … Continue reading FALSE: Anger is a punishment

How the f**k?!: Stop Worrying About What Other People Think

Sagacious while meaningless advice: “don’t worry about what other people think.” Particularly meaningless when there is no follow up as to how to not worry or care about what other people think. No matter how many times we hear it, who we hear it from or how hard we try – sometimes it can seem … Continue reading How the f**k?!: Stop Worrying About What Other People Think

How to: Positively Define Yourself

Happiness and fulfillment begin with a solid sense of self. When we have a good relationship with ourselves: our relationships with others thrive, we build natural confidence, and we are equipped to handle setbacks. Being positive doesn’t mean we need to be perfect. It’s leveraging our strengths while acknowledging and working on our weaknesses. It’s about accepting … Continue reading How to: Positively Define Yourself

How to: Stop Overthinking

I have been told many a times I need to stop “overthinking”. This was frustrating. How was I to stop? Was I to simply stop thinking? Humans have over 70 thousand thoughts a day, my brain is my favorite attribute, why would I turn it off? Fuck, am I now overthinking overthinking? After reading a … Continue reading How to: Stop Overthinking

On: The Concept of Control

A very important life skill is understanding the true concept of control. Namely, the difference between the things you can control, the things you have some control over and the things in which you have no control. This ideology dates back to 3 centuries BCE in Stoic philosophy and can be found in Catholic prayers … Continue reading On: The Concept of Control