Should you focus on quality or quantity? Yes. Yes you should. Pick one. Both lead to the same place eventually. If you get it right the first time then the next time will be easier. But if you throw enough shit against the wall then eventually some of it will stick. Just don’t try to […]
What can introverts teach people about being alone? Nothing, thanks. We’re fine over here quietly minding our own business. Reading books. Drinking tea. Enjoying our own company. Socialising with friends and then going home to recharge our batteries afterwards. Leading rich inner lives. Alone is just the circumstance of being by yourself. Loneliness is not […]
So you’ve been on Medium for two weeks and that suddenly makes you an expert on the subject? That’s nice. Yay for you. Go team. That doesn’t give you the right to crap on writers who don’t play by your rules. You say that you’re not here to bash fellow writers but only ascribe negative reasons […]
It’s the economy, stupid. Or so the saying goes. We should have universal healthcare, universal basic income, and universal education the whole world over. It seems self-evident in certain circles and we could easily afford to do all of this. But saying it doesn’t make it so. There’s no accounting for human stupidity and our […]
Calendars are like to-do lists that everyone can add to. The best use of a calendar is to fill it with everyone’s unreasonable expectations, all your plans, and all those demands on your time — and then set fire to it. Just kidding. Kinda. I love the idea of a ‘day overlay’ where you create a calendar for […]
One compulsion displaces another. One habit displaces another. One addiction replaces another. Whatever works, works. At least for a while. But at some point you still need to address the issues underlying the compulsions, habits, and addictions.
Sex sells but who’s buying? There’s so much bizarre hypocrisy and repression around sex. If you want to know the future of advertising look at porn. The porn industry has long been at the cutting edge of advertising. It has to be to stay ahead of regulators and competition. Sex is used to sell everything.
If you want to delete Facebook then delete it. If you’re not sure then deactivate it for a month and see how you feel about it. Then after a month, if you still feel the same, delete it. Don’t look back. There’s no need to announce on Facebook your intention to leave Facebook. There’s no […]