Thirty-three years ago, Former President Ronald Reagan pondered optimistically on how an alien invasion would unite the world. Unfortunately, rather than tackling his central theme, we launched conspiracy theories about possible alien invasions – clearly missing the point. “And yet,” … Continue reading 2020’s Greatest Lesson We’ve Yet To Learn
When it comes to life, there’s no greater cause for alarm than the act of turning 30. Society has built up an ongoing ideal that you have to do everything before your 30, and that’s not entirely true for everyone. … Continue reading The One Thing You Must Do Before 30
You’ve heard the saying… “Labels are for clothes, not for humans.” As if we don’t require categorisation. But I somewhat disagree because, without categorisation, how do we fit into this wide and wavering world? It’d just be a cliche sea … Continue reading Labels Are For Humans, Too
Let’s face it, this pandemic has dampened our social lives. Is it just me, or are the days just blending together? It seems that all we have at the moment is work and home, home and work. And it feels … Continue reading Overcoming Loneliness In A Pandemic
As a writer, I can’t do what everyone else is doing. Not only is it plagiarism, but it’s also practically impossible since everyone writes in a smorgasbord of different styles, voices and forms. Further, if I was to write what … Continue reading Want To Belong? Then Stand Out!
Intelligence is not about what you know but how you know. For instance, you know that no other word rhymes with orange – not because I just told you, but because you’re actively trying to find a word that does. … Continue reading How To Practice Emotional Intelligence
I usually get a sexual health check-up every six months. (And no, that’s not because I’m a slut. In fact, my sex count is quite tame compared to the average gay man.) The main reason I have regular check-ups is … Continue reading A Quick Gay Man’s Guide To Safe Sex
Every single person you meet will conjure up some fantastical version of you. And regardless of whether you’re the Queen of England or a lowly peasant, many of them will be bad. But are these bad opinions really worth validating? … Continue reading Who Cares If People Think You Suck!
You’re drowning. At least it feels like you are. The world is closing in and your agitated mind worries about falling short. About not doing enough. But don’t believe your own lies. Because somewhere in the deep recesses of your … Continue reading Take The Day Off
When everyone strives to box themselves into various facets of human existence, I like to drift through them. And that makes me a floater. But being a floater is not akin to being lazy; in fact, it’s a different form … Continue reading The Art Of Being A Successful Floater In Life
The end of an era is nigh. At least that’s what it feels like. But thanks to this pandemic, I’m not rushing to chase my dreams. Instead, I’m stuck at home wondering what my non-existent 30th birthday party will look … Continue reading I’m Turning 30 in the Middle of a Pandemic
“Normality is a crowdsourced fantasy.” -Sean Lionadh Normal doesn’t change anything. It just is. It’s an everyday occurrence. It’s that morning routine you follow. Or the weird things you do to get to sleep. Normality simply brings routine to your … Continue reading Being Abnormal In An Abnormal World