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Alexander McMahon

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A Superb Superpower

One of the oldest questions in history can be summed up in just three words: 'what is happiness?' Many might relate it to good things happening, or maybe more good things than bad things. It could be about pleasure over... Continue Reading →

Easy Experience

So far so good, as far as my psych is concerned. I've been lucky enough to have appointments with someone who doesn't beat around the bush, who gives it to me straight, who only asks me to be honest with... Continue Reading →

Learning how to Lose

Those who have spoken to me much recently might be aware that it was my intention to return to University this year. When I missed the cut off for mature age students, I determined that my best course of action... Continue Reading →

The Endless Lesson

So to start with, a story. A few months ago I began to learn how to play the Ukulele. Well, again. It's a great creative outlet, and a relatively simple instrument to play. Plus, it allows me to expand my... Continue Reading →

The Happy Choice

It was difficult to decide on a topic for this post. Sometimes the words just come to me - I know what I want to write about, and it's easy to sum it up. Other times, I have no such... Continue Reading →

The Hidden Cost

I had a productive day today. Productive, in that I've crossed off just about everything on my daily checklist. I've made lunch for the work week ahead. I've done some writing. I exercised. I practised both ukulele and singing. I've... Continue Reading →

Leaving

My sister's leaving tomorrow. She'll be in Japan for a whole year on exchange. The opportunity of a lifetime, really, and one that will be benefit her in more ways than any of us will be able to tell. I'm... Continue Reading →

The End of Equanimity

I've always found that my patience seems to be most tested when my energy is at its lowest. It's no surprise that we become irritable and difficult when we're tired. This may be a slightly jumbled post, as I have... Continue Reading →

Deaf Determination

I'm tired. Or sick. I haven't made up my mind just yet. Life rarely leaves time for rest and introspection, but I've recently found myself to be incredibly frustrated at just how little of a difference rest has made. I... Continue Reading →

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