Who goes first?

If you find yourself among people who constantly demand that you give without receiving, or love without expressing affection in return, guard your soul.As much as we wish to fill the cups of others with goodness in this world, we must not deplete our own in the process.By indulging such selfishness from others, you enable [...]

Never lose hope

There are three expectations that I've found to ravage the soul. They are :1. The expectation of respect from those whom you respect2. The expectation of appreciation from those for whom you sacrifice and serve3. The expectation of honesty from those whom you trustIf not for these three expectations, much of this world's bitterness would [...]

Peace is possible

The belief that what doesn't kill us makes us stronger is a lie.Yes, it may prepare us for greater trials and opportunities, but we also grow impatient or intolerant if we repeatedly faced with the same or similar challenge.Life begins to feel stagnant and suffocating of we find ourselves faced with the same problems every [...]

Why judge yourself?

"By those who consider the whole of me, I may be judged fairly. But by those who remain invested in only a single moment of time from a distant memory, they will only be able to judge an abstract moment of what I’ve lived." (Excerpt from my essay A Long Drive With Me) On the [...]

You give what you have

What we believe is true about ourselves is what we are capable of offering to others.Nothing more.Nothing less.You cannot give what you don't have. The day you realise this is the day you'll see the fears and weaknesses that drives others to behave badly towards you.It was never about you.It's always about reflecting who they [...]

Suicide is avoidable

This is a reminder for those who think that everyone who wears their heart on their sleeves, or are just looking for attention.It may not be healthy, but it's their way of drawing attention to their struggle that they need help with.How we respond either enables the unhealthy expression, diminishes their efforts to be heard, [...]