> Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. Sad. That’s how I felt. Tucked beneath what should be the world's softest blanket, I was staring into utter darkness as my mind raced with thoughts. The beautiful part of being human is being able to connect with other humans, the drive… Continue reading Vulnerability: the face of courage
The truth is that it hurts because it was real. It hurts because it mattered. And that's an important thing to acknowledge. The alarm clock rang for the third time when I jumped out of bed. It was 6:30 am, I had about thirty minutes to get ready for work. I hurriedly went into the… Continue reading An Ode to the man I once loved.
The goal of this article is "becoming a master of your thoughts and your emotions" In my preceding article, I gave a simple definition of self- awareness, I defined it as the capacity or intelligence to become cognizant or informed of your emotions, flaws, and understand how it affects other people too... "How it affects other people too" I'd like to… Continue reading I AM…
“We are dangerous when we are not conscious of our responsibility for how we behave, think, and feel.” -— Marshall B. Rosenberg 2018 was a good year. It had its ups and downs, the downs made me doubt myself a lot and I did get into trouble by making so many decisions with my emotions. I believe every year does have it's bad moments, but I'd like to try something much more… Continue reading The most important tool to conquer the year…
"one of the ways to heal a broken child is to go back to the point where the kid was broken" Today, I woke up with a decision, I resolved I was going to overlook my feelings, I was never going to cry or even remember how great Will and I were together. I said these words, while… Continue reading Episode 3: Pain Demands to be Felt
It was 5:30 am, my alarm rang...I pressed the snooze button because I was too damn tired to get up. After tossing and turning on the bed. I got up. The first thing I did was go through my phone. Forgive me, Jesus! I went straight to my messages because Will always left me messages… Continue reading Day 2: Pity Party
"It's been 4 days! Will has stopped calling and texting like he used to... I guess he's busy with work or maybe his boss is being preponderant and he comes back too exhausted to call, sometimes...He has been going through a scraggy time maybe he doesn't have time to really worry about checking up on me... I… Continue reading Diary of a heartbroken girl Day 1: The Silence
I came across the word "Sprezzatura" in an article I read recently, I wrote the word and decided to do further research on its origin and meaning. The word "Sprezzatura" is Italian, it was first seen and used by Baldassare Castiglione in his book, The Book of the Courtier. He defined it as "a certain nonchalance, so as to… Continue reading Sprezzatura
Mara just got recently engaged Tim, they were both planning to leave the country, so the wedding plans had to kick off immediately! The wedding was in less than a month, how would they pull this off?! She thought. She called her friends who were to join the bridal train and as excited as they… Continue reading When We Forget….
"Education without values, as useful as it is, seems to make a man a more clever devil" My Dad taught my siblings and I the importance of building our own values and a strong ethical compass. He showed us how to be resilient, how to deal with challenges, and how to strive for excellence in… Continue reading Day 9: Lesson 1 (The Value System)