Valentine’s Day is virtually impossible to miss. The colours red and white saturate shops and retailers since January 7th or so … and by Friday, all hearts and balloons will have been replaced with bunnies and eggs! Two consecutive holidays which rely on chocolate sales. Aligning by their themes (love and life/couple and family), these… Continue reading On Valentine’s Day
I admit without shame that I am an avid reader. However, I am running out of good stories to read. Although I am not particularly picky when it comes to genres - romance, suspense, mystery, etc., it pains me to say the absence of certain attributes will get me to lose interest in stories I… Continue reading The Unsatisfying Story
Resilience is like a muscle. The more you exert it, the stronger it gets. How do you develop your resilience muscle? You face hardship repeatedly and press on. You deal with the unpleasant news you get, you find any speck of positive stuff there is - even if you have to dig for it -… Continue reading Rolling With The Punches
Living an unbalanced life is the easiest thing in the world! Have an extra bite too often, read a book too late into the night too often, forego that walk you know you should take on more nights than what's good for you and you are out of balance. It takes effort and determination to… Continue reading Balance: the Never Ending Quest
For some time now, I have known I needed something new in my life. So I am leaving "the old" behind and taking a step forward into the unknown. You see, I have a choice: I can use my skills, my gift, to help someone's pockets OR I can use my skills to help someone’s… Continue reading Invest in Your Talent
You know.... There are moments in life when you cannot help but wonder "what's the point of all this?" Although you want to be motivated and mobilized, your heart is just not in it! What is the point indeed? The fun has been wrung out of the activity you were passionate about not that long… Continue reading What’s the Point?
Today is Father's Day... And I have had no one to wish it to for close to 20 years. I am wondering if men today know the meaning of fatherhood. What kind of examples do the youth have? They see their parents struggling to give them a comfortable living... at the expense of quality living.… Continue reading Father’s Day
Once stretched, the mind never goes back to its previous state. And so does awareness. Once you are aware of something, you keep seeing it, in you, in others, and in unrelated situations. You start seeing your life in a different shade and suddenly everything looks different while driving home that new thing you are aware… Continue reading Awareness and Expansion
Once in while, doubts creep in. Without reason, they just keep coming up. That bright future you have been dreaming about becomes inaccessible, not even plausible. Doubs are sometimes so strong you feel discouraged, you feel stuck. Then you wake up the next morning and you feel hopeful again. Live has its ups and down,… Continue reading Dear Doubts, Go Away!
A trip down memory lane is sometimes a very useful exercise. Living in the past is not a way to live but revisiting it with a fresh eye and with more objectivity just might provide invaluable insight. If you have done well for yourself, you can look at your past without being thrown back into… Continue reading Down Memory Lane