Choose Wisely

There is something quite terrifying about the vastness of possibility. There are any number of paths that one can take, at any given point in time, and every choice we make has a profound effect upon the direction in which…

Order And Chaos

I am somewhat of an idyllic dreamer, for my sins. I spend a vast majority of my time floating between this world and the next, allowing my mind to wander aimlessly like a candy wrapper caught in the breeze, as…

Serve Thyself

It was something that a student said to me after class one day- deeply inquisitive and thought-provoking in its delivery- that has brought me to the page on this bright Monday afternoon. Actually now that I think of it, it wasn’t…

What Makes Martin Murphy Tick

In ‘What Makes You Tick’ I get the chance to pick the brains of some inspirational people from all walks of life, in the hope that by sharing ideas we can continue to progress, push our limits, and inspire each…

Hopeful Abandon

It was quite a strange feeling, as I held in my hands the (un)finished manuscript and stood contemplating the previous five months; I wondered if this was indeed the height of it, and as I tried to step outside of…

φιλοσοφία

I read an article recently on the wonderful Introvert, Dear (get on it, fellow wallflowers) that began with the following: As an INFJ empath, you probably never feel more alone than when you’re in a room full of disingenuous people….

A Parallel Paradox

Sometimes it feels as if I’m existing in two different worlds. There’s this one world, where time seems to lose all meaning; I become everything and nothing, existing entirely in the present moment. I can do no wrong in this…

What Makes Yoky Yu Tick

In ‘What Makes You Tick’ I get the chance to pick the brains of some inspirational people from all walks of life, in the hope that by sharing ideas we can continue to progress, push our limits, and inspire each other. Yoky…

Lumos

Last week I turned over the final page of The Deathly Hallows, thus reluctantly bringing to an end a most magical journey, upon which I ventured beyond the furthest reaches of my imagination. I arrived pretty late to the party-…

Restoring The Balance

Up until recently I had been treading water, barely able to keep my neck above the surface; floundering awkwardly, desperately trying to fill my lungs with sweet, nourishing air. I’d been absolutely up to my eyeballs, trying to keep myself busy…