Can you only truly love others after you first truly love yourself? – The Philosophy of: Queen’s Somebody to Love (on Self-Love)

There’s a shit ton of songs about rescue fantasies – about how when we find someone to love us it’ll complete us, give our life meaning, or even save us. But no one can complete you, save you or give your life meaning except for you. Giving true love to others–free from attachment, jealousy …

If someone points out a flaw in you, you can either get upset (which may mean you acknowledge it) or you can actively try change it. & what humour’s got to do with it.

There is no perfect person. We all do absurd things and have neuroses that make no, or very little, sense to others. From time to time, some of these may be endearing, but at others, they be completely maddening to those around us. So if someone points out something that you …

Whenever you feel flat or not like yourself, what do you do to bring yourself back? – The Philosophy of: Jason Mraz (and the joys of the small pleasures)

Listening to songs that you did at happy times might bring you back to it. Looking at old photos of times where you most felt the way you love to might as well. Or maybe even writing or drawing or just doing the stuff you did when you most felt happiest. …

You don’t trust a lot of your instincts from when you were a kid (e.g. That you can fly, one day you ‘want to be a real T-Rex’, or that you actually get 3 lives IN REAL LIFE, like in Mario Bros*), so when something sets you off or upsets you, why trust those instincts (when they were probably formed around the same time)?

* That last one, my brother told me that one. When I found out it wasn’t true (when I was about 6), I cried.  When someone pisses you off, says something that just gets to you (and cuts deep), someone does something that immediately makes you uncomfortable, or something happens …

Getting upset with people is not about them doing things because they don’t like or respect you, it’s a question of how much you like and respect yourself – How to stay calm with people (Look for the pin)… The philosophy of: The School of Life

If someone pisses you off or disappoints you, that is not an issue of them purposely doing things because you are easy to take advantage of, you are stupid or that you don’t deserve respect. People doing things to upset us is decided by us. If someone disappoints us, it’s not …