Category: love

Body hatred

  The majority of people are experts in self-criticism and self-hatred. I duck for cover at roadrunner speed after  I suggest the concept “acceptance” and how useful it would be to accept how they are right now.   The idea of acceptance is often misunderstood. We often interpret acceptance as giving up, and giving up would…

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How to fall in love with you

Saturday 13th October 2018  Leicester  WARNING!!! As a result of attending this course, you will think differently. A one day course presented by Street Philosophy Seminars. How different will your life be for deciding to fall in love with you? I believed for years that liking yourself was a bad thing, and anyone who does…

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The story of the Chinese farmer

 In the dance we call life, some things appear too good and some things that appear bad. We look at something that is occurring at the moment, take a snapshot of it, and we make a judgment, but everything is in flow, so what seems to be good, might not be good in the end, and vice versa.  A story…

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Existential isolation

Invisibility is considered a superpower said someone who hasn’t lived feeling invisible to the world. Existential isolation is a harrowing and profoundly self-destructive experience of being disconnected from the world.  What makes this existential concept utterly soul-destroying is the problem is outlined in indelible ink. Ralph Ellison, Author of The invisible man describes his experience…

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The hidden benefits of misery

My mind is diligently curious, a part of me would like to settle into the cosy religion of comfort and follow the herd. I crave this ‘unquestioning normality’ at times, but I can’t help but pick holes in theories ideas and beliefs, not because I want to break down people’s comfort or dispute everything that presents as a possible navigational system, for life.

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