Simplifying The Complicated
Out of my five closest friends, two are straight men. All three of us have partners, but honestly, that’s irrelevant for my argument. Having these two male friends has helped me see men as whole human beings in their own right, with hopes and heartbreak, fears and aspirations. I believe my presence in their lives has done the same for them. We don’t see each other as potential romantic partners, and this has allowed us to look at the opposite sex from a different lens – a lens that has no agenda. It’s just individuals hanging out together. Just… being.
Such is the power of love – it turns mundane to magic, boring to brilliant, and death to power. So, why should we not be obsessed with love? The irony is, though, that as certainly as we want to love and be loved, as uncertain we are about what it really means. Perhaps these books about love will help you figure some things out.
The more one is attached to ‘Maya,’ the world of illusions, the material world, the more one desires. The more one desires the more one suffers.
I was introduced to daily affirmations at a time I was beginning to question some…
In a paper titled A Psychologically Rich Life: Beyond Happiness And Meaning, researchers Shigehiro Oishi and Erin C.Westgate say that a psychologically rich life is “characterised by a variety of interesting and perspective-changing experiences.”