Batman Begins – Birth

Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy has been one of my favourite series' to go back to again and again, not just because Batman is always an enjoyable, exciting superhero to go back to, but also because the themes underlying the overall story behind the Batman are philosophically interesting and incredibly inspiring. The primary things that … Continue reading Batman Begins – Birth

On Men, Emotions and Masculinity

Recently I have been exposed to different convictions regarding the topic of men and their emotions, and much of it has primed me to begin writing a little bit about it, as not only does it pertain to my own gender, but is also a fairly important topic of discussion, particularly in the realms of … Continue reading On Men, Emotions and Masculinity

Abandonment and Rejection – Insidious Self-Sabotage

It's been a little while since my last post! I've been very busy doing other things, such as going on my one year anniversary trip with my partner and also thinking about what I'd like to do during my long summer vacation. Part of the things that I want to do more of is write, … Continue reading Abandonment and Rejection – Insidious Self-Sabotage

The Discipline of Happiness

Over the past few weeks, I have been in quite the slump, emotionally. My moods have been all over the place, and while there have been legitimate reasons for much of it, at the same time I was having difficulty getting back to how I usually feel and think. It's unusual for me in this … Continue reading The Discipline of Happiness

On Emotions: Understanding via Introspection

A challenging part of human living is the area in which emotions arise. They can range from extremes of profound pleasure such as happiness, joy and contentment, to catastrophically painful states such as grief, depression and guilt. Some schools of thought consider emotions as states that are beyond our capacity to control and something we … Continue reading On Emotions: Understanding via Introspection