Between two skies and towards the night.
Nostalgia is a Liar
They call it “nostalgia” and not “the past “ because nostalgia is a rose-tinted lens that distorts the past, a lens through which we bend and contort memories to fit our whims and desires, to have them slot neatly into narratives and weave seamlessly into wider stories we tell ourselves, stories about when we were younger, stronger, better, happier.
4 Thoughts About Age in a Superficial World That Worships Youth
I’m 44. Being over 40 used to bother me, I felt old, ancient, in fact. Weird thoughts crept into my middle-aged mind; thoughts about becoming frail, looking aged, getting ill, being redundant to society and being unattractive to the opposite sex.
Here's Why You Should Do Hard Things
Life doesn’t happen to you, it happens through you, and you are defined by the extremities of your experiences. You don’t grow in everyday life, you grow mostly in moments of hardship. That’s where you develop, that’s where you push life’s boundaries and define who you are.
The Quiet Excitement of Being at the Airport
The airport is still an exciting place to be, no matter your age. Well, a big enough airport is, at least. I've waited in airports that amount to not much more than a shed, and they're as dull and depressing as waiting for a bus beside a duel carriageway.
Is Manifesting Real?
In 1903 the NY Times claimed it would take a million years to build a flying machine. Of course someone wrote that. People get stuck in their ways. No one thinks something can be done until it’s done. They believe they understand how the world works and that’s that. Mind closed.
My Therapist Asked Me One Question That Boosted My Creativity Ten Fold
It’s not the quality of your answers that matter in life, it’s the quality of your questions. Life has no answers, only best guesses, arbitrary moralisations, and experiences. Ask why enough and everything is a mystery.