Dare to dream

Many years ago I didn’t dream about getting to better places until a friend told me to dare to dream, to imagine things I wanted and that eventually those things would materialize. It was hard at first. I had to actually allow myself to imagine getting even the simplest of things. Most were not even […]

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24 things that make me happily single at fifty!

As much as I miss having a home to go back to -the perfect home I had finally found- my puppy, the “false” sense of security believing someone had my back and the companionship. After the abrupt separation, the months following made me realize the upside of being “single” again. It is different now at […]

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How to be true to yourself.

Being true to yourself is one of life’s most important traits we should master.  Our lives are filled with a myriad of relationships and commitments. We get lost in what is expected of us and end up doing things we  rather not do. We go with the flow and give in to please other people, […]

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Will this be my last?

As I indulged in my self-destructive habit out on the porch last night, I thought to myself if this was to be my last. We really never know. So, I enjoyed my cigarette thinking; Shouldn’t we live with this frame of mind? Life can take a turn at any moment.

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Sparks of happiness.

Happiness is in you. But there is a way to spark happiness and set up a fire. Maybe short lived but it adds up if you look for it and are ready to see it. This does come with age. Genuine feelings of happiness are sparked as we appreciate those things that when we were […]

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When do we lose our innocence?

When is it that we lose our innocence? Is it when we experience our first rejection, our first heartbreak, or our first loss? Whenever it is, it hurts to realize that life is not an easy ride and not a happily ever after story. It is happy, but it also comes with more than a […]

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