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). …

A Deep Dive into: Love [pt.6] – The Philosophy of: Short-term love – Every relationship must end, which is what makes it beautiful (Which do you prefer: plastic flowers or the ones that die?)

‘It was better to burn than to disappear.’ – Meursault (from Camus’ The Outsider)  Think back to before you were born… What do you remember? What was important to you?.. Probably not much right? Well, it’s likely that that’s what you’ll think and how you’ll feel about every single thing after …

A Deep Dive into: Love [pt.2] – Three alternatives to maybe the most confused word in the English language) + The Philosophy of Plato on Love in ‘The Symposium’

This is a deep dive into the one word that may be more confused or have a greater subjective meaning than any other in the English language: Love. What does it really mean? ——- He is not constant, because he loves something that is not constant: as soon as the …

A Deep Dive into: Love [pt.1] – What is it? AND the Philosophy of Michel De Montaigne [pt.2] – Is the love you have for a friend the purest form of love there is?

The love of friends is a universal warmth, temperate moreover and smooth, a warmth which is constant and at rest, all gentleness and evenness, having nothing sharp nor keen. – Michel de Montaigne There may be no other word that has more meanings than the word ‘love’. When someone tells …

Approaching new people hoping to make a connection or friendship (or maybe even more) and what’s Monty Python got to do with it (inspired by my mate Matt.)

If you’re afraid to approach someone you want to talk to, meet, are interested in, or want to make a connection with, well, you don’t have that right now. So what’s the risk? You currently don’t have a friendship, relationship, their phone number or a connection to them, so if …