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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I have a dream

I have a dream I rarely share. I dream of a world where we are encouraged to be faithfully in love with ourselves. Sounds selfish eh? Ok, I don’t mean “in love” in an egotistical vacuous sense. I mean to really love ourselves with self-trust and self-care is part of the package. Imagine, if everyone…

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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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Worrying about what others think?

Worrying about what others think often coincides with social-based anxiety or painful shyness. What people seem to fear the most is; other people thinking negatively about them. The most common fear I hear of, from clients suffering this form of anxiety, is that “other people, will think I’m stupid”. This is often a result of the worrier…

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On shame

Oh dear sweet girl, I can see you are hurting, I can help you be, who you must be, I know you are not perfect, I’ll keep your secrets. Its painful isn’t it, seeing how wrong you are? You can be like the others, you are defected and not worthy. I will protect you, I…

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