Do people really care?

I have been through a few stages of the oversharer, the undersharer and the secretive. And at every stage I am changed by my interactions with people. I have found that telling your problems to professional strangers oftentimes work out better than sharing with friends. Do you really think only listening is enough? Do you… Continue reading Do people really care?

Barren

"Beware the Barrenness of a busy Life"- Socrates For some reason I keep remembering Socrates' teachings and his many quotes. It dawned upon me that I need to refresh my memory with his work and some of his most renown philosophical thoughts. I keep recalling Socrates' preoccupation with the thought of how much we fill… Continue reading Barren

Triggers

Off the top of my head, triggers can be anything ranging from a person(s), behavior or objects that causes a reaction that affects our mental being. One of the important tenets of understanding our mental fragility is to recognize our triggers. If we know our triggers, or even know a few of our triggers, we… Continue reading Triggers

Forgiveness

In one of our weekly zoom meetings, I was reminded that forgiveness is really for one's self and not for the other person. This statement has resonated with me. At first glance, the phrase seems to echo the opposite as we always stress how much those who have wronged us need to be forgiven. However,… Continue reading Forgiveness

However it may seem, I’m not obligated

Kindness and assistance can be rare commodities because the world is never always amiable to us. Hence, it is of utmost importance to let others know that we are grateful and express gratitude whenever someone offer us assistance in any form. The thing, however, is that sometimes dependency on others, can give rise to relations… Continue reading However it may seem, I’m not obligated

Culture of Nothingness

I can hear the pain in your voice, yet still you say nothing is wrong. I can see the tears rolling down your face, yet still you say nothing. I have heard stuff that you are going through, but you opened not your heart to share it with someone. Why does it feel so wrong… Continue reading Culture of Nothingness

Disappear with Me

A few years ago one of the sweetest couple I know suffered an unimaginable accidental loss. There is always something about accidents and loss that almost always remind us of three things: as humans we are vulnerablewe should always cherish the life we live andour life can be shorter than what we have in mind.… Continue reading Disappear with Me