As humans, we depend on sequence to understand events and establish order. Our ancestors invented devices to keep track of time that would optimize their functioning, and of course, the necessity to do so is maintained by our modern world. Time has been, and continues to be, a necessary component to our survival as species. […]
Everyone wants to be happy. It’s not an abnormal desire. We’re here, on this planet for a short period of time, so it’s natural to deter feelings of misery or pain. It’s not fun and it doesn’t feel good. For most, the concept of happiness has taken a left turn. People seek it as if […]
The ego is a friend. Well….if it can be trusted. A healthy ego provides balance. It protects us from acting on basic urges and sets moral standards. Ego’s can wreak havoc, resembling more of an enemy than a trusted counterpart, and unfortunately, successfully dominates the life of most individuals. A primitive ego seeks power, control, […]
Do you continue dating unavailable men? If I asked, “What are the warning signs of an emotionally unavailable partner,” you’d recite them swifter than a recovering alcoholic recounting the big book. After dating several self-absorbed men, you’d assume spotting one a mile away would be easy, as if their clothes are draped in red hazard […]
Don’t let the term, “tortured soul” fool you with it’s negative connotation. A tortured soul is someone persistently seeking meaning. The saying, “everything happens for a reason,” just isn’t good enough. What is that reason? Who is dictating such things? Is there even a spiritual or religious force behind it or are things just the […]
We all know the saying and we’ll use it from time to time to make ourselves feel better when facing a shit circumstance… but is it true? Here’s the thing. Absence does make the heart grow fonder. Love releases chemicals within the brain that are similar to the effects of cocaine. When removed, just like […]
Letting go of someone you love deeply is a very hard fucking thing to do. Grieving over someone who’s alive feels strange. He’s not dead, but it’s easier to behave as if he is, because thats the best route to take when moving forward. It’s even harder to let go when the decision to do […]
Emotional wounds are a complex form of trauma, stemming from painful experiences, which profoundly affect functioning and/or psychological state. The impact of such a wound is quite similar to physical pain, and in fact, if an individual were to undergo a scan during moments of emotional and physical pain, brain activity would lit up in […]
“Emotions suck. Feeling too deeply sucks. If I didn’t care so much, I’d be happier and life would be easier.” These trending thoughts aren’t unique. Emotions have a bad reputation and in the upmost literal sense- it’s melodramatic. Think of emotions as a stage and you, the leading character. Your last performance was a total […]
A narcissist is a complex, manipulative individual, so naturally being in a relationship with one is mentally exhausting. It feels as though you’ve been running in circles, accomplishing nothing, except an occasional bathroom trip to vomit from incessant, dizzying bullshit. It could be sunny outside, but a cloud of confusion rests above your head, and […]
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