A Lesson in Compassion & Wisdom (or Buddhism for Dummies)

Dearest Students My hands tremble as I type this but I fear not. I keep a Bible verse very close to my heart. Be still and know that I am God. It doesn’t get much better than that in life. But here are my final words for you all. Fear not the cruel in this […]

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Before & After

A friend of mine remarked the other day that I seem to see my life thus far as a before and after, a life split in twine, with the person I used to be before my mental breakdown at the not-so-tender age of 29, and the me afterwards. The thing is, certain life events can […]

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The Perks of Living an Intentional Life

When I quit my job to become a freelancer a couple of years back, I made a little agreement with myself. Okay, maybe not so little, but all the same an agreement that seems to only get easier with time… A bit on the tricky side in the very beginning! It was an agreement to […]

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Sustainability is a state of mind

It had been only February, the year before last, when I had looked out at the stars from my balcony one evening and cried into the wee hours of the morning. My job had become increasingly monotonous, unfulfilling, and stressful, to say the least. It was, to speak true, little more than a pay check […]

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The Broken Pot (or, How I Learned to Embrace Vulnerability)

Today, I thought, I would share something a loyal reader once gifted me on a blog piece I wrote entitled, Fear can be a funny thing. The piece was about trying to conquer fears, fears I had not had before my severe depression, fears I had not had when I had been a more confident […]

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