I'm on hiatus to start a business! If you're in the UK and love fidgets, follow me there.
Digging my heels in and shaming my callous opponent won't help, and feeds into the myth of the "holier than thou" leftist. You might genuinely believe you're a better person, but unlike someone who is right-wing individualistic, it won't make you happier. The ultimate goal is to agree, not to win at moral point-scoring.
Is it closed minded to reject bad ideas and disingenuous arguments? Is there really any merit in sickening and hateful rhetoric that reduces lived experiences and historical legacies to "whiny snowflakes"?
During their lifetimes, they rose to impossible levels of fame, made millions, wowed hordes of adoring fans, and starred in roles that would define generations. Yet they too had messy, ugly realities.
People online can be really mean, and it's weird because they're just a human trying their best. They're probably not feeling great, and they're not trying to spare your feelings or their reputation. Yet even with compassion, it's still hard to comprehend why people can be so mean online.
On Mondays, we feel inadequate.
We feel like a failure because we're turning up at our "stop-gap" job yet again.
We feel like a failure because we didn't get everything done we wanted to.
We feel like life is passing us by whilst we endlessly fail to achieve the changes we dream of.
I've been thinking a lot about my blogging recently. There's some people I follow who have thousands of followers and hundreds of likes, and it makes me feel insecure as a blogger. I'm not a jealous blogger My better self says I'm not jealous because I know they work hard creating their content, but at … Continue reading Is it Time for A Leap of Faith?
This weekend I had no energy, and right now I need my energy for finding work. Normally I'd write something now to make up for the gap. But sometimes you've got to accept the limits on your spoons, and make time for self care, in whatever form you need at that moment. We're worthy even … Continue reading You are worthy of existing (No post this week)
The future is never clear, but right now it looks like a stop sign. Last week I couldn't post. Despite being inside almost all of the time, with no pressure to go anywhere or do anything, I had no energy. The world feeling like a crisis zone is taking its toll on all of us. … Continue reading 5G Conspiracy Theorists Need Kindness Not Hate
Next week’s post is about any of these 3 topics: Anti-Natalists: The kindest most selfish people you’ll ever meet. Intersectionality: Who’s really at the bottom of the pile, and why does it matter? Fury and Fear: The sad reason why twitter trolls thrive on your hate. These title’s aren’t confirmed, but keep an eye … Continue reading Coming soon: Fear, Intersectionality or Anti-Natalism (No post this week)