The Benefits of a Private Diary, from Productivity to Practice

I have long kept track of my lucid thoughts, feminine hysterics, and deepest fears in the form of a private diary. There is a little pile of random booklets and piles of paper stored away in a cardboard box somewhere in my childhood home which constitutes the first portion of this endeavour. More recently, a…

Viewpoint: Social Media as Valuable Tool

Yesterday I wrote a Viewpoint blog article that outlined some of my criticisms towards social media and technology in general. I suggested that social media and technology can control your life life if you’re unaware of its influence over you, mostly due to the presence of the sensation-seeking “monkey mind”. The path to enlightenment when…

Welcome to the Wall!

Today I completed a lengthy and laborious three-day move, while simultaneously cat-sitting for my parents. After a week of burning energy in an effort to distract and occupy my mind, I have finally hit a wall. My normally anxious antics came to an abrupt stop around 1:30pm today and I collapsed, unable to go on….