Why we can’t have it all

There is so much we can handle well and strike a balance. So, we can’t have it all, life makes sure we don’t and there might be a reason for that. If we had it all we wouldn’t be able to keep hoping, seeking and exploring life and ourselves, since our struggles drive us to keep […]

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13 reasons why not…

There are many reasons to go THERE at some point in our lives. Some have never experienced them, but others, as I, have. Now, many years later, and having had to start from ground zero the past two years, leaving me a bit weary and broken, I have found my 13 reasons why not: Because I […]

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I will always be there for my friends

I’ve learned the hard way that the best antidote for getting through tough times is by reaching out to family and friends. Had I not, the past two years would have been hell. Everyone I reached out to brought me calm, hope and a place to stay. This is why I will always be there […]

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Where happiness grows

Happiness grows wherever you plant the seeds, but if you don’t care for them, they shrivel and die. Although it’s a known fact, it’s easily overlooked and we often pay more attention to someone else’s garden of happiness wishing it were ours without tending our own. Happiness grows from the seeds we care for. We water […]

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Melancholy is slowly breaking my heart

The problem with human beings is their ability to remember the past. I live now in an almost constant state of melancholy for all I lost along the way. Everything rests there in some hidden part of my brain, waiting to be triggered by some place, person or thing I come across. I’ve returned to […]

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I’ll love you no matter what

I have 5 children. They are not really mine, I’m just their aunt, but they feel like my own children ever since they were born. I’ve already suffered their growing pains since they were little and now that they are in their teens I feel a sort of loss, every real parent must feel. But no matter […]

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Why hope so important

At certain times in life when the path you tread is full of potholes, winding roads, steep hills where you never seem to get to the top to get a wider view of the road ahead, all you have to sustain you in this journey is hope. Without hope, you fall into the deep darkness […]

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