writing by Ben Follington

On Detachment

September 29, 2020

Does spirituality encourage detachment from the world?

Systematic Simplicity

May 18, 2020

Think less, be more.

Emotional Openness

September 12, 2019

Let me in! LET ME IIIIIIN!!


July 22, 2019

How to get back on track when you're laying your own path.

Leave it better than you found it

July 16, 2019

How to make the world a better place, one step at a time

Putting it out there

July 11, 2019

Sing your song, or whatever

There Is No "You"

July 03, 2019

It's nothing personal kid

No-one ever really changes

June 09, 2019

Dramatic title, I know.

Event-Driven Game Development in Unity

June 05, 2019

A slightly different way of thinking about your game.

If I Were You

May 18, 2019

How to learn to love assholes. Wait, that came out all wrong, can I start over?

More Than Mindfulness

May 02, 2019

Why meditation matters: calm and what lies beyond.

The Duality of Contentment and Ambition

April 30, 2019

How to balance contentment with a deep desire to change everything.

The Nature of Nature

April 21, 2019

What makes something natural? Why is that a good thing? Well, I think it probably isn't.

Actually Being Happier Now

April 15, 2019

Thoughts on happiness from a chronic overthinker. Spoiler: it doesn't mean getting up at 5am.

Doing Too Much & Why Iā€™m Starting A Blog

April 12, 2019

Some thoughts on why I think I should be writing.

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