Category Archives: Existentialism

Stealing From The Here And Now

The process of thinking, or intellection, has always been a significant source of enjoyment for me. From almost as far back as I can remember, I have looked forward to uninterrupted chunks of time where I could simply go into my head and think.  Even … Continue reading

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A few months ago, my department announced that it was having to cut some positions.  The Federal government has always been THE place to work if you were looking for stability.  You couldn’t get fired unless you killed someone; and … Continue reading

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Should I Have a Cup of Coffee, Or Kill Myself?

The title of this blog is meant to be humourous; I feel I should say that right off the bat.  It has nothing to do with a dark state of mind, or a morose desire to end it all.  Despite some … Continue reading

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The Power of Choice

My sister asked me last week if I was planning on going to our Kettlebells class that night.  I told her I really wanted to but I had to do this, and I had to do that; but for sure, … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Existing

Life is not always a bowl of cherries, especially for those endowed with high sensitivity.  It`s not that we don`t see the greatness of it, on the contrary, we sensitives tend to absorb life and all it entails in a most intense … Continue reading

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