A diet of fear

This is probably one of the most important things you could ever connect with. So much damage is caused by fear driven decisions. It destroys your spirit leaving you to find comfort in the very source of the fear that is destroying you. If you’ve been raised on a diet of fear and compliance, it [...]

Self-imposed prisons of our mind

We imprison ourselves each time we restrain our natural expression because we're afraid that it won't be appreciated, or celebrated.Our need for approval or validation soon becomes our greatest crutch in life, until eventually it becomes our prison.We decorate its walls with images and scraps that honour the past, sometimes recalling moments of joy, but [...]

Live, and let die…

Sometimes, our setbacks in life can feel as if our world is coming to an end.In many ways, it does spell the end of a lifetime for us because we reach points where everything that we know to be true comes under question.Major life events like health issues that compromise our quality of life, divorce, [...]

The hypocrisy of self-loathing

The most toxic plague in the human condition is that of demanding kindness while withholding it. I watch with morbid curiosity the volumes of memes and quotes shared by many in which we are reminded to treat everyone with kindness because we never know what struggles they are enduring. Yet, those same people are waiting [...]

Empty promises

Some promises are broken before they're even sealed.Some are honoured before they're even made.The promises that are sincere will be blessed in their outcomes, well beyond the obligation that they carry.But the promise made out of obligation or compromise will always be burdensome and restrained in its fulfilment.Like apologies, promises are often made to avoid [...]

Humanity for sale

The ones driven by the validation of others turn themselves into victims.The ones driven by the belief that no one cares or no one understands, turn themselves into oppressors and abusers.But when we're so focused on our own struggles, we fail to see the struggles that we introduce into the lives of others.That's why we [...]