The fight to be right is wrong

We all think we are right when we have a conversation and happen to disagree, which often leads to anger and hurt feelings. And that’s the key: feelings are not expressed and neither the reasons why we feel hurt. That’s where we make the mistake, we don’t question what’s behind this person’s stance on a […]

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Simply breathing.

Sometimes the only answer I have when someone asks me how I’m doing is simply; “Breathing,” because this is how it feels and it’s OK. Not only does this cut the conversation short, but explains more than 100 words can. Everyone understands all too well in their own way this answer.

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The roller coaster ride of grief.

When shit happens, the first stage of grief is shock, adrenaline kicks in, and while some may react by crying inconsolably, others go into frantic activity mode, where they keep so busy that they don’t allow themselves the time to feel anything. Then the cycle continues and they are hit by anger, followed by acceptance, […]

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Finding peace through pictures.

It’s true that a picture can capture what words can’t. I love browsing through pictures. At the end of a long day when I am too tired, too sad, or too anxious, I find solace and peace by browsing through photographs. I might type my mood in a search engine and find images that express […]

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Those ugly places

There are places I’d rather not go back to because a sour experience has stained them. Those places that were once beautiful have been tarnished by circumstances which have ruined the filter with which I saw them.

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