Philosophy: an art of living

Provided by Cleveland Philosophic Advisor As this is my first guest post for Pointless Overthinking, it seemed appropriate to talk about philosophy as a way of living. It’s such an interesting idea, and although it differs from how one (usually) hears philosophy discussed today, I’ve noticed the idea (1) in the ancient period of Western... Continue Reading →

Empathic Cross Wires During A Manic State

Provided by Scherezade Ozwulo from Scherezade’s Labyrinth *trigger warning: mental health will be discussed not as judgment against the sufferer but as observation of the caretaker* Last night was rough. Really rough; so rough in fact that I still feel it the next day as I’m writing this post. Actually, last night as I was enduring, I was... Continue Reading →

SnapDragon Speaks: On Anxiety

Written by SnapDragon X. All rights reserved. Copyright 2019. My name is SnapDragon, and I have anxiety. (Hi, SnapDragon.) It sucks. But it’s true. The first time I realized the out-of-body, paranoid nervousness I felt was anxiety, was roughly seven years ago. It happened while I was teaching my high school English classes. It was... Continue Reading →

Moving Slowly in a Fast World

Provided by WTG from Walk the Goats The world feels fast: fast food, high-speed trains, supersonic planes. Tech companies move fast and break things. People want things now, resulting in instant Jell-O, instant messaging and Instant Pot. I’m slow. I read slowly, write slowly, learn slowly. I’m thorough; detail-oriented. This fault-line between my slow-motion style and the world’s... Continue Reading →

Is That All We Really Had To Say?!

Provided by Scherezade Ozwulo from Scherezade’s Labyrinth Being an introvert in the corporate workplace is hard, hell, it’s a feat, exhausting, daunting, cumbersome, all of the effing above yet we gotta work to make ends meet or at least make them, period. Hence, we introverts go out into the working world with plastered on smiles, fake idle conversation,... Continue Reading →

Reality Check!

Provided by Madhvi from madhviledwani Hola everyone! How’s you guys? It’s been a hard week for me, having a job will be so tough I never knew. It’s been two months I started working, and I realized everyone here is searching to have a good job and studying for it. But now when I work, I know it... Continue Reading →

SnapDragon Speaks: On Authenticity

Written by SnapDragon X. All rights reserved. Copyright 2019.  Hello, love. I’m SnapDragon. You don’t have to be around me for very long to realize that above all else, I value authenticity. I also have a pretty keen radar for fakeness. People may say the “right” things, but the proof is in the pudding, friends.... Continue Reading →

Apologies, How Many Of Us Had One?

Provided by Scherezade Ozwulo from Scherezade’s Labyrinth Property of Scherezade Ozwulo How many of us had a true apology? How did you feel after? Was it worth the energy of the offender to offer? Reading one of those damned “Dear…” letters, a letter writer wrote about petty passive aggression within the confines of four walls aka roomie drama;... Continue Reading →

Therapy Post: Insecure

Provided by Scherezade Ozwulo from Scherezade's Labyrinth Insecure is not the word I want to use, yet it is the word that had affected me yesterday. As much as I get those “no effs given” days, seems equal parts insecure days arrive to level the playing field. If that’s what is happening 🙄 I guess sometimes a... Continue Reading →

SELF CARE ISN’T SELFISH!

Provided by Madhvi from madhviledwani What you understand by self-care, is to maintain your cleanness or does is sound like to have a good manicure/ pedicure or blah blah. Self-care is not reflected by all these things, it justify that you must have a sound mind. It reflects you are healthy enough that your mind protects any... Continue Reading →

Unpopular Opinion About Positivity

Provided by Jo Harkness, blogger of I Need to Say This I’m making the deliberate and unpopular choice to not live positively. I’m not saying I am choosing to live life negatively as an unhappy grump. I am choosing to live with my emotions, both negative and positive, and not force either one on myself.... Continue Reading →

Prisoner To Product

Provided by Cyril Joseph from Narrative Of The Restless I do not have their best interests at heart, neither do I yours or my own. If I did, this would be a narrative of love and hope, or a narrative that would let you revel in the matrix. And I wouldn't be the messenger of... Continue Reading →

Embracing my normal

Provided by Mercedes Lopez-Raul from Visit Talithia “Be authentic,” they say. “Be true to yourself,” the wise ones counsel. “But be like us,” you hear. “Don’t stand out,” they reinforce with every action. “We fear your crazy wildness,” say their outraged faces. “Fit into a box where we can label you.” My normal My normal is... Continue Reading →

Do you know your Why?

Provided by Quynh Vo from Unbound Wallflowers When I ask this question to those people around me, they reply with either “What is it?” or “You mean my hobbies?” It is hard to see one who knows exactly what he wants to do with his life and devotes all of his energy to it. You... Continue Reading →

Learning to Be Skeptical

Provided by MyStori from Believing & Learning If you went back and read just what I have done on this blog, especially early. The main theme was inexplicably getting back to where I believed in God. It’s been something on my list of things for a while and is one of my new year’s resolutions... Continue Reading →

A Language Constant: Change

Provided by Betul Erbasi from betulerbasi.com Hey, it is me, Betul (betulerbasi.com)! I am here again to talk about something about languages. This time, let’s talk about language change! Let’s start this time with a guessing game this time. Guess which word the following pronunciation forms stand for (this is called phonetic transcription and we... Continue Reading →

Tongue-tasteic!

Provided by Philosophy through Photography *originally posted on Philosophy through Photography The tongue is a fantastic organ! You Use it for speech, taste and decorative/culture ( tongue piercing). It’s a strong arsenal in your body. Tongue is a blessing and also your nemesis. It can make the difference between life & death, joy & sorrow.... Continue Reading →

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