How Do You Cope with Being Ghosted?
Psychologist and writer, Ezra Acker and his team at PsychologyWriting.com wrote a wonderful, comprehensive article on Ghosting, its damaging effects, triggers, and solutions – inspired by my Medium article Here’s How to Deal with People Who Are Ghosting You. Please give this a read if you or someone you know are experiencing ghosting. It’s a… Continue reading
A Perfect Orbit Out Now
I am happy to announce that I just launched my first book of poetry on Amazon. It’s a very personal collection, spanning many years and many memories. The book description … Jakob Ryce’s first book of poetry is a collection divided into two sections, Virtue and Falling. There are moments of childlike innocence, growth and… Continue reading
7 Reasons to Include Mindfulness in Your Daily Routine
Launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment What do Paul McCartney, George Lucas, Jennifer Lopez and Bill Gates all have in common? They all practice mindfulness daily. It’s no news, mindfulness is a growing phenomenon around the world, but for good reason. The data is in: meditation can actually help the brain stay… Continue reading
An Open Discussion About Anxiety
As some of you may or may not know, I’ve lived with anxiety for many years. Living in constant anxiety is a form of living hell, and I will go as far to say that in many ways it’s worse than depression. If untreated anxiety gets worse with age, because as you get older life’s… Continue reading
My Windup Brain
It is now common knowledge that insomnia is a growing problem – more and more people are getting to bed late and rising late, or are simply sleeping less. Perhaps it’s the start of a kind of sleepless revolution where more cafes, shops and stores burn the midnight oil – much like they do in… Continue reading
The Courage to Be Irrational
Originally published in Dumbo Feather. Courage might just mean discovering the lost and hidden parts of ourselves I was never a risk taker in my twenties. Not really. When confronted with a daunting challenge I usually crawled back into my comfort zone, where it was safe. I even signed up for a bungee jump… Continue reading
Jakob Ryce is an award-winning writer and teacher from Melbourne, Australia. He has a B.A. in English Lit, and his work has been published in On The Premises, Drunk Monkeys, The Fourth River, and the Wyndham Writing Awards. He released his first book of poetry in 2021 and has since been working on a follow-up, including a debut novel.