How Can I Tell if I’m Being Valued for Myself? 1: An Insider’s Confessions

An Insider’s Confessions: “I am always listening, caring, and valuing other people for who they are… This person talking to me about their lifelong boating passion is boring… What should I make for dinner? Hang on…” Continue reading How Can I Tell if I’m Being Valued for Myself? 1: An Insider’s Confessions

The Emotional Choice of Pen Colour Part 6/6

18.10.18 Maybe my core query is whether examining the natural complexities within ourselves, rather than avoiding them, might have the paradoxical effect of making things function more simply? At least, in my own self-referential worldview this is how I perceive … Continue reading The Emotional Choice of Pen Colour Part 6/6

The Emotional Choice of Pen Colour Part 5/6

16.10.18 In my lead-up ramblings I’ve queried whether we as a society and culture and therefore as individuals might benefit from exploring and validating our emotionality more. Contrary to the cultural norms we might have absorbed, could learning to better … Continue reading The Emotional Choice of Pen Colour Part 5/6

The Emotional Choice of Pen Colour Part 4/6

11.10.18 It’s a commonly held despairing sentiment that the world of humans is fucked. People themselves are fucked. I don’t see the world of humans as fucked. The consequences often are, which is why I think these discussions are so … Continue reading The Emotional Choice of Pen Colour Part 4/6

The Emotional Choice of Pen Colour Part 3/6

10.10.18 If the examples I listed are actually reflections of emotionality, despite having never thought of them as such, then what else remains unexamined of our normal, daily, moment to moment emotional existence? Does the simplistic, common conception of what … Continue reading The Emotional Choice of Pen Colour Part 3/6