If you’ve been raised on a diet of fear and compliance, it is inevitable that your choices will reflect your fears, and not your dreamsFear destroys hope and replaces it with futility.In the face of futility, we resort to compliance, because compliance provides us with familiarity.Familiarity tethers us to rituals, traditions, and behaviours that feed [...]
People willingly buy into uninformed theories, or even hearsay, because it validates their fears.We need our fears to be validated when we're afraid of appearing incompetent, or feeling insignificant.This is the beginning of the slide towards losing yourself to the opinions of the collective as you focus on belonging more than you focus on being [...]
What is it about this toilet paper binge? I think we lost our humanity long before Corona. And if our response and attitude towards each other during this crisis is anything to go by, we won't re-find our humanity anytime soon either.
Anger is a result of failed expectations. When you find yourself losing your temper, consider which expectation you're allowing to define your self worth. Zaid Ismail
Anyone claiming to be free of their ego is in fact driven by it.
I have a tendency to seek the potential in people and then proceed to encourage them towards realising that potential. I do this because I am naïve enough to believe that that is truly the aspiration of all of us. You know? That age old claim that says that we want others to believe in [...]