Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
It’s my job to label people—not how I like to think about it, but I can’t deny people see it that way. So how do we label better?
People think I’m confident but I struggle. Until I made a mental shift and learned to accept what people said about me—with interesting implications…
The power of the therapeutic relationship.
Teaching is amazing: it’s a vehicle for one person to make the space for the transformation of another. But what makes the best teachers so good?
Some people are all about where they want to go, others are more into the way they’re taking. Are you a destination driver or a path pursuer?
Is it dishonest to reduce your goals if you’re sick? An essay on the sick role and the power of “allowing yourself morning”.
I wanted to write since secondary school, but it took until uni to start. That’s what fear can do to you. But with help I learned to face it.
What if you thought about all your decisions as a series of micro-transactions at the Stock Exchange of Reality? Let’s think about that through the lens of medication side effects.
On family—nuclear, extended and mine—and why Winnicott’s “good enough parent” is one of my favourite concepts in psychology.On family—nuclear, extended and mine—and why Winnicott’s “good enough parent” is one of my favourite concepts in psychology.
How successful you feel is often more about how you define success than it’s about what you’ve achieved. That’s not just to feel good—it’s the most practical thing.
Got any book recommendations?