Throughout October, for Australian Mental Health Month, 2019, I will be over-sharing! Continue reading My Over-Sharing Guidelines
Postman Pat hands you package with the mail. Do you need to open the box to find out what’s inside? Or do you already know? Continue reading What’s in the box? The Depression Box!
Does this feel familiar? “I often struggle to acknowledge what I like about myself- even just to myself- without a ‘but’, without confirmation from others or without an urge to ‘prove myself’ to others. People are frequently confusing to me.” Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Liking Myself
Brain fertiliser: knowledge plus self-reflection equals wisdom. Intrinsic motivation- what are some examples of this for you? Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Intrinsic Motivation?
Does this feel familiar? “People frequently don’t understand me. I don’t understand why. I frequently feel confused by people”. Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Being Understood
Does this feel familiar? “Addressing conflict (difference) frequently escalates to negative reactions or arguments. I frequently feel confused by people.” Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Conflict
Brain fertiliser: emotional self-awareness. Can we use jealousy to tell us about our own life goals rather than directing negative thoughts and feelings towards others? Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Listen to Your Jealousy?
Does this feel familiar? “People and situations consistently don’t match what I expect and I often feel surprised, disappointed, frustrated or disorientated by unexpected consequences.” Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Expectations
The 1970s think tank, The Bee Gees’ questioned, ‘How deep is your love, how deep is your love?’. Outlined in this piece is a reflective exercise for any curious person to explore this about themselves. Some mixed pop-culture references inside. Continue reading Is it Truman Love? A Thought Experiment
If we’re not judging and shaming the ‘bad’ behaviour out of people, what the hell else are we meant to do? People gotta change dammit!! What if one solution might be the polar opposite of our strongest judgey, shamey impusles… Continue reading Living Lists: Modelling My ‘Bad’ Behaviour 2