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.
In this ever-changing modern world that we live in, we feel pulled and pushed in many directions all at once. Our attention has become divided. We face comparisons and the Fear of Missing Out on a regular basis. And of course, with all this, we find ourselves sprinting to keep up or to make it… Continue reading Stop Sprinting to the Finish Line (podcast)
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
Everyone wants to change their life at some point, especially around the New Year (Happy New Year, New Decade, by the way!). It usually involves some big ideas and motivations that essentially mean "I don't want to live this way anymore..." I've been there. But here are some truths, some things to think about when… Continue reading Things To Consider When Trying To Change Your Life
Today I was thinking: we all have our certainties and our uncertainties. Let me explain... We found out that a girl at work was married, aged 25. Some of the girls were shocked but then I thought about the many (more than I once expected) people I knew from school who are now married with… Continue reading Certainties and Uncertainties in Life
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?