The Basics: On Reality and Language

Photo by Tom Swinnen from Pexels The Basics is a series in which we cover topics, ideas and methods that parents think their kids are supposed to learn in school. The reality is that most of the content in this series is taught by parents themselves, although not in an overt or structured way. Because … Continue reading The Basics: On Reality and Language

How to not become a hater

Photo by Gratisography from Pexels We've previously covered how you can use your haters as your source of motivation. For some reason, that post is one of this blog's most popular entries. Perhaps its that dealing with negativity is so common online, perhaps it's because of our readership's demographics, or perhaps there is some deeper … Continue reading How to not become a hater

What are toxins? Should you detox? Perhaps cleanse?

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. So you've probably heard that something about detoxing or doing cleanses. Perhaps you've read about weight … Continue reading What are toxins? Should you detox? Perhaps cleanse?

On time healing everything

A few days after my grandpa died, some of my schoolmates told me to give it some time, that things would get better on their own. As I was a 7-year-old at the time, and so were them, that advice seemed to make sense, and I took it to heart. However, I would like to … Continue reading On time healing everything

Social media, self-enclosure, and false narrative

I intend this post to expand on some thoughts I've had on social media. The topic is not unique to a specific platform or to social media itself, but I think the way we use these networks allows for the problem to be more obvious. Fortunately, that may also help us solve the problem in … Continue reading Social media, self-enclosure, and false narrative

On regular mental health checkups

I am not a regular viewer of The Lawful Masses with Leonard French, but on February 4 they published a video that gave me some food for thought. In this video, Leonard and his co-hosts talk about an order from Michigan Supreme Court in which the Court considers adding questions regarding mental health to the … Continue reading On regular mental health checkups