Practice: Mental Imagery

We should never underestimate the power of our mind to direct and shape itself. We can do so through physical adjustments, such as bringing ourselves into a comfortable position or by controlling our breath. However, we can also affect our mind solely in the world of thoughts. One simple practice, which is both known to … Continue reading Practice: Mental Imagery

What I’ve Learned from Frostpunk

I have recently finished a play-through of the game Frostpunk. In this article, I briefly discuss what playing this game has taught me. Frostpunk is a game in which you build and manage a small settlement in a post-apocalyptic world. The temperature has fallen drastically globally, and your group of people decided to head north … Continue reading What I’ve Learned from Frostpunk

Truth

It is easy to say and it feels right to say that we should seek truth. Truth is one of the key tenants of the Enlightenment movement. Rather than following superstitions and other socially constructed concepts, the early scientists of the enlightenment sought out truth which may be obtained by measurement, experiment and by application … Continue reading Truth

Personality Types: Given or Chosen?

Since the ancient times, we were interested in categorising people into categories based on their personality types. Hippocrates distinguished between the four fundamental personality types of sanguine, choleric, melancholic and phlegmatic. More modern approaches identified different categories, such as Popular Sanguine, Perfect Melancholy, Powerful Choleric and Peaceful Plegmatic from the popular book Personality Plus. Generally … Continue reading Personality Types: Given or Chosen?