Words of wisdom from my tax lady

As I sat there in shock at how much I had to pay in taxes when I had been living on a string for almost three years now, and tears started rolling down my cheeks like an overflowing river, my tax lady held my hand tight and said: “You will get over this. Life is […]

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Fairytales and real life.

We all are sold that life is fairytale from the time we are born. We are read stories that end happily ever after, we are bombarded with movies that sell us that life has a perfect ending and are distraught when the story doesn’t end well and feel cheated.

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Trying to swim when everyone is drowning.

I don’t seem to be alone when it comes to hardship. Of late, I talk to people, watch the news and everyone seems to be drowning in their own personal sea of troubles. I’d like to say that it helps to know that I’m not alone but sometimes it’s hard not to drown and go […]

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When bad things happen to good people.

Or maybe the bad people had excess of bad things happen to them already that turned them into selfish bastards or worse, psychopaths? Yet, that doesn’t take away from the fact that plenty of good people experience hardship blow after blow, having us question why us and not them, who really seem to deserve a […]

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A tiny reason to live…

We need a reason, a “why”, a pull to get through life or simply one day. When life seems to conspire against us, we need to find it in us to keep going and stop fixating on the dark abyss which seems to loom ahead. 

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