Following Your impermanent ‘North Star’

Following Your impermanent ‘North Star’

There are a lot of what I assume to be great books about finding your one true calling or if you want to get a little flower-power about it, following your North Star. The idea that we all have some innate passion that will drive us for the rest our lives seems to be a [...]

Conversations with Aragorn Part 1: The Anarchist Project, Post-Structuralism and Possibilities of a Better World

Conversations with Aragorn Part 1: The Anarchist Project, Post-Structuralism and Possibilities of a Better World

Aragorn Eloff is a long time-time anarchist with a keen interest in different forms of grassroots struggle, ecological activism and animal liberation.He is also an independent researcher working at the intersection of radical politics and continental philosophy, with a focus on the work of Gilles Deleuze and FĂ©lix Guattari.He currently works for New Frame, a [...]

Walking into the unknown: How Ayahuasca prepped me for COVID-19

Walking into the unknown: How Ayahuasca prepped me for COVID-19

The last few days have been some of the strangest and most anxiety inducing of my life, as well as some of the most enlightening. There was a definite denial, I feel, on an individual and collective level, and when the 21-day lockdown was announced in South Africa, that is when I believe the gravity [...]

Healing the Narcissist Within: Tackling the Core Wound

Healing the Narcissist Within: Tackling the Core Wound

We all have a bit of Narcissus in us. However, many do not realize that sometimes this stems from a little thing called the 'narcissistic wound' and in my experience, we have all been wounded a little bit. A narcissistic wound is when someone experiences something as a child that is so deeply hurtful that they [...]

A Reawakening of the Heart: How I Found Joy Within the Depths of Grief

A Reawakening of the Heart: How I Found Joy Within the Depths of Grief

I would say I went through my first heart awakening (or perhaps manic/hypo-manic episode - still not sure) when I was fifteen years old. One day, I woke up and my heart was as wide open as the sky. I felt connected to everything around me. I was seeing life through the eyes of love [...]