The intrinsic value of something is said to be the value that that thing has “in itself,” or “for its own sake,” or “as such,” or “in its own right.” - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Being chronically ill has really shaken my self-confidence. My counsellor introduced the idea that I have intrinsic value. She suggested that … Continue reading Do I have intrinsic value?
Tuesday wasn't a good day. I broke a glass while making breakfast and had to rush to my doctor's appointment through the snow. I struggled to cross the icy roads safely. My migraine brain disliked the glare from the snow, the cold outside and the heat in the GP surgery. Later that day I got … Continue reading In Practice: Making the most of small pleasures