How guilt can inspire you or hurt you.

I try to be good, but this has not always been the case. I carry a lot of guilt on my back, for things I did and things I should have done but didn’t. Mostly for selfish reasons, I have come to realize and understand only now when it’s late to change them, but there […]

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How to find love

Love is not really hidden anywhere. Love is everywhere and you can feel it anytime you want. You just have to tune in and refocus your expectations and redefine what love means, which isn’t only romantic love.

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Defeat and divorce

Today I sat beside a stranger as we signed our “release” papers. The stranger was no stranger really, but it felt like it. I’m glad he didn’t cry, I did, for both later. 17 years of a life done with and almost forgotten. 

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Learning to let go

I believe learning to let go is like bodybuilding. You just have to keep at it long enough to reap the results. And life does seem to be the one that sets the schedule and timing.

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Is it love or is it addiction?

Let’s say there was a little girl who grew up with emotionally absent parents, who rarely had a good word for her. She grew up with an empty feeling and poor self-image from lack of nurturing and positive feedback. She felt unloved, unwanted and with an empty void, she couldn’t fill on her own. A […]

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Undeniable loneliness

As a child, I would often run very high fevers, especially when we went to the movies. It was absolute coincidence, yet my Dad started to fear taking me to the theatre at all. I don’t remember the pain I was in, but I do remember how my Dad and grandmother cared for me. The […]

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Clearing your mind by cleaning your space

I tell my family and friends that I like to clean and they find it very strange. See, I’m one of those people who has a hard time sitting still and cleaning helps me focus, relax and put my thoughts and life in order. Now, more than ever, I’m taking stock of all I own, […]

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What love is not.

I’m in no way an expert in love, but I do know what hasn’t worked for me, or what I’ve seen in other relationships that hasn’t worked either. In this light, I am well aware that certain things don’t fall into the category of love.

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My epitaph…

What would you like your epitaph to be? Maybe, by thinking about it and putting it into as few characters as a tweet, it may help put your life into perspective. I know what mine would be and it goes back to when I was 27 years old. 

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