Race against the Devil

The sickness is NotGettingShitDone. The symptom is a depressed feeling. Medicine? Getting shit done. Getting over oneself. Paying attention to what is in my power and putting the efforts there. Not getting distracted when one has decided on something. Not allowing the helplessness to creep in. The anxiety and the depression live in harmony with [...]


Feeling a little anxious and lost today. I stopped working at 5 pm, then took a little walk around the neighbourhood, got some groceries and sat in the park. That's all good. Then something happened: Instead of rushing to do my favourite things, I slumped on the bed to “read and research”, which is an [...]

Do things, but don’t force it

I stumbled on Stoicism around 2015. I was watching videos from a guy who distilled practical wisdom from teachings, old and new, and in one of those, one of the old Stoics were mentioned with examples of their teachings. I was immediately hooked, as this philosophy rang true to me. It was like finding my [...]