Tag Archives: Emotions

Week 41 : Can a Person be Happy if they have never experienced Sadness?

As someone who has spent much of their life totally miserable I feel like I am in a decent place to answer this.

Because I’m egotistical and think you should all listen to me.

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Week 18 Question : Have Gadgets Taken Away Emotions

We’ve all seen the memes, heard everyone complain about millennial’s being obsessed with gadgets and becoming more detached to the world around them and we all know Jeremy Kyle’s big problem with gadgets, social media and what they do to relationships etc…

Does the rise in usage of gadgetry really mean we’re losing our emotions?

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Diary #7 : Killing you with Good Intentions

OK its a bit of a dramatic sounding title but I couldn’t think of a better way to describe it.

After having a conversation with someone at work I finally realised one giant problem with the way people handle being told that someone they know is depressed/suicidal or suffers from life crippling anxiety.

Instead of asking you why, how its triggered or if there was something that you can pinpoint that started it (questions you might not have answers too but at least it shows they are aware its personal to you and want to understand it) they tend to, with the best intentions at heart, tell you why you shouldn’t be, that things will get better and that you don’t want to kill yourself….

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