I swear

We tend to remember bad memories more than than the good ones… or they’re at least more vivid and more powerful. So when we swear and use cuss words do we subconsciously bring those memories back in our mind? Yeah, so there are good times, when the odd ‘Fuck yeah’ …

Do this. Don’t do that.

In this Illy song, Heard it All, he says, ‘Some claim, “Kick back, give it time”, others are like, “Hustle hard or it’ll slip by”.’ And that’s exactly it. People know how to do things like build subatomic proton particle accelerators, make bridges that don’t collapse, design exotic perfume fragrances that …

What’s a particle accelerator?

Fucked if I know. But I’d love to. I just want to know the basics about it. And I’d love love love to know everything about it. That’s not going to happen though, but I can definitely do the former. I’m doing this thing at the moment where I learn …

‘I don’t understand.’

One of the reasons I started writing again was to learn about stuff I knew nothing about. So many times I haven’t asked the stupid question because I didn’t want to sound stupid. Malcolm Gladwell‘s dad had this thing when he would talk to someone who knew way more about a …

Everything goes in cycles

Back in 1906, people were worried about this:   The caption read: These two figures are not communicating with one another. The lady receives an amatory message, and the gentleman some racing results. People romanticise the past. As if all people did in the past was sit around talking, totally …

1+1=0

If you split your mind’s focus on two or more things or places at once, does that mean you’re processing or present in none? Is multitasking the way to fail? Trying to listen to a podcast while texting your friend… Checking emails while talking to your brother… Opening Chrome to …

White lies & Complaining

How much do these two things affect who we are and the lives we live? When you get something challenging to do, instead of thinking, ‘Damn this is hard…’, is it possible to think, ‘Great! This is hard’? How much greatness has come out of doing easy things? Same thing …