Saying YES to Life

Before you say yes… Before you say yes to life you will instinctively want to say no (unless you’ve trained your brain to say yes, which, let’s face it most of us haven’t learned to do yet). Fear will cozy up under your arm claiming to be your best friend …

Social Media-Free Valentine’s Day

Today was Valentine’s Day. Actually, yesterday was Valentine’s Day. (It’s 1:20AM Thursday morning). I spent the day determined to avoid social media at all cost (let’s not dwell on the fact that this was because I was avoiding seeing happy posts from a long list of exes who have traded …

Just Start

There is something inside YOU that the world needs to experience, YOU who play small and feign ignorance, hiding behind excuses and your own concocted insecurities born of the fear you cultivate with thoughts of all the time you’ve wasted and all the times you’ve tried and failed. You who …

Walking Away

I often wonder about the decisions we sometimes have to make, the difficult ones that often leave someone else hurting. It’s never easy when faced with a choice between self and other, especially where the ‘other’ is as highly prized as self. No one wants to be the one who walks away. …

In Defense of Feminism

Feminism is dead. But only for those of you who have never had to live without the simple rights it stands for and defends. It is dead to you because your circumstances are such that you have never had to give its purpose any real thought. Those who crave its …

Being On Purpose

The recent death of a friend has left me mulling over a freeing realization that I have been compelled to share. I can only liken it to an epiphany, for want of a better word. The individual in question was one of the most jovial persons I have ever met …

Change

Change is constant. Life changes – sometimes in an instant, at other times gradually, under our watchful gaze. The soul that learns to accept and embrace this notion will lead a life of peace. Time is better spent rallying and rolling with the proverbial punches than wasting efforts railing against …