I love me, too.

There is a popular saying that you cannot love others until you love yourself. In the 35 years of existence, I never outright disliked myself. I have had occasions when I wasn't too happy with myself - with how I behaved, or what I spoke, or how I reacted to something - but I didn't... Continue Reading →

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No Excuses.

Rudyard Kipling said “We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.” I found this little nugget of wisdom nestled in between the pages of the book I had read a few years ago (Robin Sharma’s The Secret Letters Of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari), and I remember mulling over this... Continue Reading →

I Don’t Know.

How many times a day do you catch yourself saying "I know"? We always… know. It’s not often we don’t know something. We readily assert our supposed knowledge on situations as if there’s nothing more left to know. We begin sentences with “I know” and we end conversations with “I know”. We are quick to... Continue Reading →

Reserve Your Judgment.

We constantly evaluate the world around us. Whether we want to admit it or not, the lens through which we view our world is tinted with many layers of assumptions, preconceived notions, and finally, judgment. We judge on a personal level, a societal level, and on a global level. We judge on varying degrees of... Continue Reading →

Own Your Reality.

Own Your Reality - my post @ Project Happiness How many times have you caught yourself saying: "It happened because of the situation...", "I did it because he told me to...", "I feel this way because of what she did..."? Something happened because of something else. You did something because you were told to. Something changed... Continue Reading →

One Foot In Front of the Other.

Everybody tells me: "take it one day at a time", "look ahead and keep going", "keep moving forward". They are all different versions of the same advice - keep putting one foot in front of the other. It's not only them who tell me this. I tell it to myself. Every single day. Sometimes when... Continue Reading →

Memories in Color-Coded Chunks.

Sometimes when life experiences seem overwhelmingly contradictory, I struggle to place them on the same continuum. It doesn't seem possible to link each subsequent event from the previous when they do not always follow the same straightforward lines. Sometimes experiences jump forward, fall backward, trip and skip a few steps, or stop altogether. Some of... Continue Reading →

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