Tag: Guilt

Feb 07

If We All Stop Buying Stuff Will We Destroy the World?

I recently started a buy nothing experiment. Minimalism is one of the unintentional themes of this blog, and as I move through life I find myself drifting towards it more and more. I’m an advocate of cutting out unnecessary things from our lives. After all, most of the stuff around us doesn’t really make us …

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Nov 21

The Messy Truth About Privilege

privilege

  Privilege I typed a single word onto the page. Privilege. It sat on my screen for several days. I tried to start an article several times, but I simply couldn’t write, which is odd because usually I can get something out, even if it is complete garbage. This time was different though.   Maybe …

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Aug 05

The Cult of Productivity

Productivity

Fitter, Happier, More Productive Productivity is great, right? I mean who doesn’t want to be more productive. Productivity means you are doing things, often important things. And getting things done is what we do. Society needs people buzzing around doing stuff to keep the hive running smoothly. Idle hands are the Devils work after all. …

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Feb 15

A Brief Observation on Shame

Shame and Identity

Shame and Identity After reading my last article someone sent me the following comment: When someone asks me what I do or a living, I feel a certain degree of shame. It feels like I am not only afraid of being judged by others, but I am afraid of judging my own identity. Shame is …

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