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10 tiny philosophical nuggets for a happier life

If you blame another for your suffering you also give them the power to heal that suffering.
Once you stop blaming, you can take back that power and heal yourself.

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Driving ourselves mad – Cars and modern crashes

Since I find highways slightly less interesting than examining my toenail clippings I will instead focus on how this story acts as a great example of how this country tears itself in half by remaining stubbornly and deliberately blind to how things are.

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Posted in Culture / News, Rants, Self-Help

Rambly Mum and MerBear’s Poetry Prizes

Rambly Mum asked me to write a poem about Panda’s struggle with Paws. Panda is a grumpy sod Who often rants at you But if you had Panda paws and claws Then you’d be grumpy too If you tried to

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I’m giving meaningful presents this Christmas

Hello folks. I’ve been advised by my medical team that my Blog changes direction so often and so quickly that I should provide neck-braces! I can’t afford them, so I can only beg: please don’t sue me for whiplash. I

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Posted in General, Self-Help

The truth about being alone in the world

We very often believe we are struggling while everyone else is doing alright. This is a lie. Everyone is struggling – there are just some people who are good at hiding it. The reason this myth goes on is because

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Guest blogging for Scott WIlliams on Self Blame (and this on responsibility)

Scott Williams kindly asked me to guest blog for him yesterday, and this very morning there I am! I wanted to say thanks to Scott for the invite, and also just add a smidge here to the post (which was long

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If you could be anything you’d probably never be anything!

I just read a post which I both like and feel deeply uneasy about. I really respect and admire the consistent optimism and hope in this blog, and indeed have read things which have helped me, which I have passed to friends.

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