Be as you wish to seem
The waves glistened under the violet hues, chasing after her much like life. Breaking boundaries and crashing against the earth, the water pulled her in and held her close. Breathe, the ocean whispered. Between the vast skies and deep waters, this was her chance to drown or rise in this ocean of grace. Image source: WeHeartIt
In between the ‘once upon a time’ and ‘they lived happily ever after‘ is the story of the girl and her struggle.
What’s your story?
…but it’s not what you think. Who was I? What did I want? What did I stand for? Nothing. Nothing. Nothing. The cold sweats started slowly and got more frequent over time – something within me wasn’t at peace. Has that ever happened to you? Random meltdowns where you question everything? Your friends and family, […]
“Where do you see yourself in five years?” she asked. I remember being really excited about working and taking on responsibility. I knew I wasn’t ready to study further just yet. I was keen on gaining some experience and making money in the hope that this would guide and streamline my future choices. Quite honestly, at 20, I […]
The world is always at work (people and place)
Every December is filled with this sudden burst of excitement in the air. We start writing our own year-end analysis, listing down what went right and wrong. We discuss our plans and resolutions for the new year and vow to right all wrongs. Soon, new year’s eve is just the same, filled with cheer and celebration with our near and dear ones and the next day we wake up with a clean slate. We wake up feeling rejuvenated and with the will to do things differently; to right wrongs, to fulfil dreams. We’re filled with renewed hope and enthusiasm and list down resolutions for the year ahead of us.
As yet another joyride came to an end, I see myself smiling at a whole bunch of fond memories. In the last week, my feed has been filled with people reminiscing the year that was. While some thanked the heavens for a great year, some were glad it was over. For me, it was a bit of […]
Often we forget to value the good that comes to us because we take it for granted. Sure, come this time of the year everyone brings out their turkeys and cameras and celebrates thanksgiving. We finally count our blessings, only to get back to the vicious circle of never-ending woes. Why not celebrate thanksgiving every day of our lives?
Now is never enough, not really anyway. Why think “there’s always a tomorrow” or that “it’s never too late”? What if – yes – what if tomorrow never comes?