You are the remarkably unremarkable protagonist of the most interesting story there is. One that no one else can truly know all about – Yours. (& The philosophy of: The School of Life)

Think of any fictional character. They all wrestle with desires, motivations, worries and fears similar to yours (they may just have 1 or 2 more superpowers). They are remarkable in how unremarkable they are. That’s what makes their stories universally relatable (even Superman and Harry Potter sprung from abandonment issues). …

Your happiness must come from within you. Nowhere (or from no one) else. (& The Philosophy of: Ben Lee – Happiness creates happiness.)

If you wanna fix a problem, then you gotta be happy. Being happy is the only way out of a mess. If you wanna fix a problem, then you gotta be happy, ’cause happiness creates happiness. – From Ben Lee’s Happiness There’s not a single person on planet earth that can …

Are you a good listener? The philosophy of: ‘Go On…’, the value of Verbal diarrhoea, and listening without judgement, & The philosophy of: Tao Te Ching [pt.3]

How good a listener are you? Simply be aware of what actually is without giving it names and without judging it, for you are now feeling out reality itself instead of ideas about it. – Tao Te Ching    One of the absurd things in life is that you can never …

Just try and be down, worried, sad, anxious or whatever else while listening to this song [pt.3] – Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds

There’s a few songs that you when you listen to, it’s impossible to not feel good. Physically, physiologically, emotionally, psychologically, economically, and all the other -ally’s. Kokomo is one. No Woman No Cry (well, mainly the last part) as well. Soja’s Everything Changes also. Oh and actually, Kate Nash’s Birds (and basically …

If the world got hit by an asteroid and was going to go ‘kaboom’ in a week from now, what would you do? How would you spend your last week? Who would you go see? What would you tell the people closest to you?

Imagine… Imagine that a week from now, an asteroid was going to smash into earth, causing devastating earthquakes and tsunamis to begin with, and then a destabilising of the atmosphere and subsequent disease, famine and chaos after that… What would you do with the last week? Who would you go …