The philosophy of: The 1975-The Sound (& Kanye West) – Facing your flaws, weaknesses and faults builds strength. Distracting and deluding yourself makes you vulnerable and fragile (+ my experiment doing the opposite of Kanye).

Kanye has this picture on his living room wall: And it’s there because as he says, ‘Well, I gotta cheer for me before anyone else can cheer for me.’ But isn’t that relying on something else, something out of your control, to give you self worth? Say the picture gets …

A Deep Dive into: Insults [pt.2] – Words are nothing but a series of letters arranged in a certain order to make a certain sound that comes out of the face hole.

Not only do insults have absolutely zero possibility to do physical or psychological harm to you, but the same thing goes for anything someone says to you. If someone expresses their disappointment in you, orders you to do something, tells you did something wrong or stupidly, those words have as …

A Deep Dive into: Insults [pt.1] – The philosophy of: Stuff they teach kids (Sticks and stones may break my bones…)

When they teach kids this in primary school: Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. …it’s actually genius. Never ever in the history of the world ever ever has something someone said physically hurt, maimed or killed someone. Yet we treat insults as they were …

The philosophy of: Tomorrowland – You have a choice, so feed your better wolf

Happiness is a choice. And the same thing goes for whether you decide to focus on your fears and anxieties for the future, things you can’t control, things you don’t have and the negative things in your life OR on the positives in it, what you do control, what you do have and the work you’ve done to become …

The Stoicism of: Chloe (the ‘Wow we’re going to Disneyland do I look like I give a fuck’ girl)

Stoicism’s about focusing on and thinking only about the things you can control. And forgetting about the things you can’t. It’s about focusing on now, and not taking anything–past, present or future–for granted. Because one, your future’s not guaranteed AT ALL, two, at any moment you could leave life, and three, it’ll be over …