How did you get through it?

I had no choice. And this will probably be everyone’s life story at some point. We just somehow make it through because we have no other choice. We always manage to see the light as long as we fight our battles and see them through. No, it’s not easy. But who said life was easy? […]

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The thrill of being alone

Ever since I was 16 I’ve been in a relationship. The fear of being alone was scary, so you can well imagine that some of my choices were not the best. Sometimes, I now feel, I didn’t even choose, they chose me, and out of fear of solitude, I went with it. Yes, very sad. […]

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Frozen by indecision.

After a year of constant decision-making, following my heart and intuition to the best of my ability, I now find myself frozen by indecision. However, it’s not big decisions feel unable to make, but simple everyday decisions as whether to dine out or at home. I know this happens to many after the dust settles […]

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Optimism is not a choice

We were checking our weather apps on our phones because I had told my friend that the weather was getting better starting Monday. She said hers showed it was not getting better till Wednesday. My weather app showed Monday as the beginning of warmer weather and sun. So, we checked to compare our weather apps […]

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Learning from our mistakes and accepting what is

Mistakes are things like setting your alarm to 6 p.m. when you really meant to set it to 6 a.m. or using salt instead of sugar in your coffee. These would be thoughtless errors that we all make from time to time. Other types of mistakes are the ones like General David Petraeus’ public humiliation. […]

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Clean up your act: What to toss and what to keep in 2019.

We carry bags full of garbage along with our baggage and luggage. Garbage: What to toss. Baggage: Unwanted emotional crap that weighs us down, and luggage, were we keep our most valued possessions we should keep carrying around and in time probably recycle after having the contents turn into garbage or unnecessary baggage. So, it […]

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