Problems No More

My sister-in-law, in one of our usual juicy conversations, asked me "When something difficult happens, how do you usually move on? How do you get yourself "out" of it?" Aha. Interesting question. What's more interesting? I couldn't seem to find an answer to it. It took me a few seconds of going around in circles …

Follow Through

We cannot fully move on from a situation until we've integrated all the goodness that came because of it. Each situation has something valuable to offer. We won't be able to receive it if we are holding on to how things didn't go according to our liking. If we see the outcome only as a …

Humor Has It

I had, what you can call, a bad jinxed day yesterday. It wasn't categorically bad, but things just decided to go wrong in the same day. Still feeling sleepy and tired from the Monday's chaos, I stepped inside the bus with zero cash in my wallet. I had to scream and stop the bus so …

Be Unconditional

There will always be those who would measure you up and put you in a box they've created. There will be times when you'll be weighed like dead meat and nobody will give a fuck about how you feel. You will be Ignored. Unseen. Forgotten. You won't always get a prize for being treated like …

The Silent Warrior

In one of my future lifetimes, I wish to become a mountain. I admire them. They are silent but they have endured so much - and they have so much life and beauty to offer. It must be their height that's influencing their higher and wider perspective. They don't even need to say a word …

Cheers to an Open Secret

When somebody gets credit for something exceptional, we're all wowed and we couldn't believe how they could achieve something so well despite their apparent humanity. What we don't see are the innumerable hours they've spent practicing - and failing. Failing hard. Failing and taking the real blows. The rest of us only witness the glorious …