Tanka Questioning your worth – When you feel the odd one out, Don’t sell yourself short,In the end, there’s only you,Choose people as you would wine. Original poem by © Darius the Mate What is life without community? I would love to connect with other nicecissists out there. Reach out, let me know what youContinue reading “Words of Winedom”
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Information – how much, is too much?
We live in a society where almost any question can be answered with a few twitches of a finger. Did you know? The Great Pyramid of Giza, completed in around 2560 BCE, originally stood at 146.5 metres in height, and was incredibly, the tallest man made structure in the world for more than a whoppingContinue reading “Information – how much, is too much?”
Tip to save time, priority check rhyme
There’s far too much to think about, To fraternise with drama, I’d rather sit and ponder, a little longer, whilst I figure out my dharma, I’m not here to make friends, If I make friends, It’s a bonus, Place less emphasis on what people think, And let what you think of people be the onus.Continue reading “Tip to save time, priority check rhyme”
Friendships made, friendships lost.
A poem I wrote for a friend, who was feeling hurt, whilst finding it difficult to navigate a challenging friendship. Friendships made, friendships lost. Can be thrown away, but at what cost? Many years to form, so quickly gone. So little time I mourn, the friendships done. I don’t need you, if you don’t needContinue reading “Friendships made, friendships lost.”
As covered in my post The dopamine epidemic – dopamine is the feel good chemical, important in influencing motivation. When we experience a taste, touch, sound, or a visual, dopamine travels as a neurotransmitter in the brain, making us feel a pleasurable sensation. It helps us form habits, for better or for worse. Having properlyContinue reading “Happy chemicals”
The dopamine epidemic
As touched on in my post Musings, metrics and mentors, d.o.s.e is an acronym for the four main happiness chemicals – dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, and endorphins. The better we know how we work, the better we know when and why were likely to feel these happiness chemicals, and how to influence them. Ever felt thatContinue reading “The dopamine epidemic”
Musings, metrics and mentors
Happiness and contentment – how can I get more of both? How can I keep it? (Before you get your hopes up too high, I definitely don’t have all the answers. Unfortunately, theres more debate out there than solutions.) Questions like these, I ask myself ceaselessly. It’s unlikely we’ll ever find definitive answers, especially inContinue reading “Musings, metrics and mentors”