What’s your dream? Imagine never realising it. What’s your goal? Imagine never achieving it. Who do you love? Imagine they left you (or died). What are you grateful for? Imagine you lost it all. – If the worst came to the worst… (& The Philosophy of: The School of Life)

It may not be useful, or a life worth living, if you go about your usual day imagining the worst is going to happen. That sounds like a bullshit kind of life. But imagining tragedy–the things you most don’t want to– can lead to you being prepared for (and happy …

Is it possible to want what you have? And… is it possible to even not feel desire at all? For the feeling of want to become a feeling impossible to feel or understand?

‘Being poor is not having too little, it is wanting more.’ – Seneca the Younger Humans may not be around today if we hadn’t been so ambitious to want more. To want to survive the black plague, to expand to different countries, to not want to get eaten by bears. …