The long journey home

It’s been a long time, or so it seems that I’ve had my own home. Being a nomad though has taught me a lot and has changed me in very positive ways. It’s also been a bit emotionally tiring. We all need a place to call home, a place that makes us feel somewhat rooted. […]

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Finding our peace

We cannot will ourselves to be at peace but we can make it our pursuit. For me, being at peace equals happiness and contentment. I’m finding mine while feeling my way through this jungle called life. I need to find my closure, even if it’s one-sided, or my own version of things so that I […]

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There’s no clear-cut break when it comes to exes

There is no clear-cut break when it comes to feelings. You often cannot control your emotions because when you are faced with a new situation, nothing you experienced before helps you handle the new one. This is especially true with relationships and breakups. When I told my friend that I had stayed friends with all […]

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Change over time; 30’S into 50’s

At thirty we think we know it all, but at around 50 we realize how little we know and start to doubt what we used to believe. All we thought we knew and stood by, after all our setbacks and experiences, is challenged and we are sometimes left weary and disillusioned. We are less passionate […]

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Where happiness grows

Happiness grows wherever you plant the seeds, but if you don’t care for them, they shrivel and die. Although it’s a known fact, it’s easily overlooked and we often pay more attention to someone else’s garden of happiness wishing it were ours without tending our own. Happiness grows from the seeds we care for. We water […]

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Breakthrough to my old happy self

There’s been a lot of mourning in my life these past two years. And now I’m finally my old happy self. So much change, and shattering heartbreak from the losses of friends and pups. This past week, thanks to my dear friends and family, there’s been an actual breakthrough, at long last. From fog to light, […]

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Talk therapy

Sometimes I feel I don’t want to bother people when I’m down, and not being much of a phone person, I tend to keep things in instead of reaching out. But talk therapy works wonders and shortens the bouts of sadness, instead of dragging them out and making them worse. Being alone in one’s head […]

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