Have you ever been in a situation in which you felt stuck and sensed some unfairness, be it a lifestyle routine or a job position?
On Knowing Yourself
Isn't it human, after all, to simply choose to focus on the good rather than the bad?
Courage isn’t the absence of fear. Courage is feeling the fear and stepping out anyway. What is that makes one brave? Many define bravery as a trait that seems to be only perceivable from the outside. It is as though when one turns inwards there is no way he could think of it.It is as … Continue reading On Bravery
‘There is no real joy without suffering’, academician, writer and poet François Cheng proclaimed. ‘The writer has to bear all the world’s misery on his shoulders in order to transform it, transfigure it into light’, he continued. This is the greatest gift of the writer, as he emphasized in his discourse. Indeed, one has to … Continue reading On Suffering
"For it is in giving that we receive."St. Francis of Assisi Guidance and assistance are the most precious of human gifts. As one oftentimes finds him or herself entangled in a web of troubles, having known hardship and struggles, lived through untold obstacles, one learns the importance of giving. For without the caring help of … Continue reading On Giving
"Is it possible that existence is our exile and nothingness our home?"Emil Cioran In a recent interview on French television, author Velibor Čolić offered the audience his entrancing interpretation of exile as follows: ‘I did not come, I stayed ; exile is more about staying than leaving’. Indeed, we leave as emigrants but we stay … Continue reading On Exile
How did you feel when the school year was coming to a close and it was time for the goodbyes and the embraces?
"Creativity occurs in the moment, and in the moment we are timeless."
“Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain.”’Ralph Waldo Emerson Have you ever been paralyzed? Have you ever bailed right before doing something you had longed for and yet, at the very moment you were going to take action, felt so overwhelmed that you could not move forward anymore? I did, … Continue reading On Fear
“The Universe is made of stories, not of atoms.”Muriel Rukeyser It was on a special Monday morning for me. The sun had not yet risen. The willingness of getting was not quite present. The lack of sleep was heavily discernable. And most of all, the fear and anxiety of attending yet another new yoga class, … Continue reading On Storytelling