Scotts Musings

This is my personal blog, where I talk about whatever is going on in my mind or life at the time. 🙂

Poems

Hate and love Hate is the weapon of the weak; love is the armour of the strong, We think the ego has the answers; the heart contained them all along, Ripples in the pond of delusion, obscuring the once reflected light, First the waters must calm; stillness of mind is how you win the fight. […]

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Mental Health

Introduction Mental health is an incredibly important part of overall human health, but it is still misunderstood and stigmatised by many. Fortunately, there has been much progress over the centuries in terms of humanity’s understanding and treatment of the various ailments that afflict the human mind, ranging from anxiety and depression, to psychosis and post-traumatic […]

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Motivation

I love motivational videos! Not only do I love them, but I really needed them at various times in my life. Below is a list of some of my favourites, which may hopefully help others too. 😊 (Bonus quotes at the bottom). Videos 1) We got scared – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ela3ChTzFcA This powerful and thought-provoking video perfectly […]

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Beauty

Beauty is all around us, but sometimes we forget to look. Seeking and appreciating the beauty in the world, is not only a fulfilling and enjoyable activity, but it can also have beneficial effects to our mental and spiritual wellbeing. It is easy to overlook or even neglect the beauty in the world. The beauty […]

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Moral of the Story

The moral of a story is the lesson that story teaches about how to behave in the world. Moral comes from the Latin word mores, for habits. The moral of a story is supposed to teach you how to be a better person. If moral is used as an adjective, it means good, or ethical. If you have a strong moral […]

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Jordan Peterson

For those who don’t know, Jordan Peterson is a clinical psychologist, professor of psychology, a writer, and a public speaker. I discovered him around 2 years ago, and I have watched many of his videos and interviews. I have found his videos and talks to be really inspirational, motivating, and educational. He is one of […]

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The Spark of Life

Our problems are never the problem; it is what we do that counts! Our problems are really meta-problems. Whenever we feel annoyed, anxious, depressed, or we are generally in a negative mood, it is because we are not using our time, skills and attributes to the best of our abilities! At least, this is my […]

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Animal Liberation

Welcome to post #2. The theme of this post is veganism and animal liberation, which I have been learning about extensively over the last year or so, and have been campaigning for through both online and street activism. I even started making an album of vegan related songs. Many people overcomplicate this topic, not because […]

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A Journey of a Thousand Miles

Welcome to the first post of my new blog, which I have decided to name “Scott’s Musings”. There is no theme, except for whatever is going on in my mind at the time, or lessons which I have learned over the years that I want to share. I might also chuck in the odd poem, […]

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