The Pleasure Of Discipline

When I was in high school, I hated homework. I loved procrastinating. Nothing felt better than binge watching a series, when I was writing an exam the next day. Along with procrastinating, I enjoyed feeling depressed. It was part of my identity. I was a misunderstood teenager, dealing with emotions that nobody could understand. When … Continue reading The Pleasure Of Discipline

Be Wary Of Human Nature

People are not addicted to drugs or alcohol, they are addicted to escaping reality.” – Unknown Be wary of human nature. We shouldn’t do everything we’re inclined to do. Our nature is to avoid pain. This has helped us survive. However, in an environment where survival is rarely threatened, this nature cripples us. It prevents … Continue reading Be Wary Of Human Nature

Stories On Addiction

11. It started out like every bad story, in a bar, drinking. Then, a friend of mine had a bright idea. “Let’s go to the strip club.” Fortunately, in our drunk states, that seemed like a great idea. Since I was in a relationship, the girls in the bar were off limits. But in the … Continue reading Stories On Addiction

3 Tips To Become A Successful Artist

Mobilize A Team A great product requires a team. As a consumer, we rarely notice this. But when you start creating art, you quickly realize the limitations you have as an individual. Learning how to create good art, is like learning how to do anything. First, you study the pioneers. The people that came before you. Then, … Continue reading 3 Tips To Become A Successful Artist

The Effects Of Abuse

Abuse is defined as the cruel and violent treatment of a person or an animal. Abuse results in trauma. Trauma, is a type of damage that occurs, as a result of an extremely distressing event. In order to understand the effects of abuse, one must understand trauma. A mental disorder, is a behavioural or mental … Continue reading The Effects Of Abuse