Melancholy is healing

All my life I’ve been naturally driven to melancholy. There is a certain beauty to it.Unlike sadness, it’s not painful and it has helped me countless times to recover emotionally from small unforeseen losses, which we all experience as we live and move on. Melancholy may sit in the past, in the present, and in the “what could have been’s.”

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Is divorce a malady now?

There seems to be an app for everything, and I just found out, there is an app for what they call the “malady of divorce.”Aren’t we growing too weak and too dependent on apps to help us cope with life, turning what is natural grief into a disease, or malady, as the app tells us? 

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My addicted life and the road to healing

My grandfather used to say that if they invented a new addiction I would quickly pick it up. He was right. When I was young I did many things to hurt myself not realizing how much I hurt others too. But at that time, I was too full of self-loathing to notice anything that wasn’t […]

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Writting

Letting go of your inner demons.

“Why don’t you write?” I was asked and my answer came fast and ready “Because hell would break loose.” Now, as I think about it years later I realize that that hell was only mine. As I wrote, the old demons came out and I was able to face them and let them go. The […]

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Our anchors

  I was surprised to hear a friend I admire greatly for his strength and integrity, that he has this quirk he uses to feel anchored in tough situations. It’s just a gesture you would hardly notice, but it helps him keep his cool. I too have my own anchors to get me through tough […]

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