There is a lot of pain in forgetting. If we were able to readily remember all that we've ever felt, seen, heard, tasted, or experienced, we would probably feel a lot less pain because we'd have the power of knowing... Knowledge is comforting, at times. Knowing who we are, what we've done, and what we're capable of goes a long way in removing fear, worry, and pain.
Around this time of year (January) we can all be a bit too rigid, fixed and obsessed with habits and goals. Even more so if you're already a person who's interested in self-development, or you're highly ambitious. But...Life is to be lived, let's not forget! Life is the thing that happens between the planning... And… Continue reading What Intentional Living Really Means: The Pillars of An Intentional Lifestyle
In light of this week's podcast episode about remembering who you are, I wrote this poem about myself and how I want to do just that, remember who I am, in 2020... Waking from My Slumber It would be a great shame to forget that I once ran races, arms fast at my sides,… Continue reading Waking from My Slumber (poem)
People like to throw around the cliches that life is a masterpiece, or life is a book. And this masterpiece or book is solely yours to craft. You are the artist; you are the author of your life. But what if this idea sounds nice and all, but it's flawed? For me, thinking about my… Continue reading What if life isn’t a Masterpiece or a Book?
Life isn't a dictionary where there are set definitions that we all need to live by. Set your own definitions and do your best.
Caring too much, or giving too much weight to outside validation, is a dangerous game to play. It is a fast-track ticket to putting your self-worth up for debate in front of others. Validation should always come from within, first and foremost. What seeking outside validation looks like When we seek outside validation, we are… Continue reading Seeking Outside Validation
I used to think that I'd never experienced heartbreak because I'd never loved someone (as in romantically) and had my heart broken. When speaking about heartbreak, people usually mean romantically, after all. But only recently I realised this isn't the case. I have experienced heartbreak, and maybe you have too, so here are my thoughts… Continue reading What is the TRUE Meaning of Heartbreak?