I spent the winter months wishing for spring, thinking it would bring the clarity and rejuvenation I needed. But when spring came, I hardly took the time to appreciate it. Instead, I focused on other things that I was lacking, on perceived personal failures, and on all of my doubts. But in one brief, albeit … More Gratitude
This is how I drink water: I go hours without thinking about it. I feel weaker and weaker, but at no point do I tell myself, “hey, you could really use some water. It’s been hours since you last quenched your thirst.” I let the hustle and bustle of everyday life, my thoughts, my feelings … More Sometimes, I forget to drink water
I’m not sure if I have a fear of airplanes or things that put me in a situation where I completely lack control. When I was younger, I didn’t really fear them. But in the past few years, the fear grew and developed into something that prevented me from travelling even though I really wanted … More Airplanes (a travel blog)
Some people say it’s possible to be alone but not feel lonely. I think being alone can be great when you truly need alone time. But feeling alone is entirely different. You can be surrounded by everyone you care about, or perhaps be in a room full of people you know or don’t know, and … More Feeling alone
Part 1: Her mind. Her mind was like the ocean. Often calm, beautifully sparkling under the sun, the waves gently falling in peaceful harmony. But sometimes a storm would rage, and she would sit inside her small sailboat, holding on for dear life. And in that moment, it would become difficult to breathe. The water … More The ocean.
Recently a friend of mine recommended that I watch the movie “The Truman Show.” Spoiler alert: I’m going to analyze it as it pertains to social media here. Truman is a man who unknowingly lives inside a live reality TV show. He is the main character and his whole life is a fabrication. Everyone he … More Stars of our own shows – social media