I like my mornings. I like waking up and getting my first cup of coffee. I like drinking it while doing my morning pages. I like knowing that it's a new day and I get a new chance to live it as best I can, not giving in to little and big annoyances and worries… Continue reading mornings and coffee
Today I’m writing about my great Adversary, the Arch Enemy in the narrative of my life – Fear. When I was a child (and I feel that part of me is that child still) I always dreamed of being a heroine. I loved reading books where the main character was a girl or a woman.… Continue reading Fear
Yesterday I got this beautiful sunflower from a customer at work. For those of you who haven't read my previous posts, I work at the reception desk in a 4* Hotel. The sunflower made me realise how little gratefulness there is in the world today, especially among those who can afford to stay at such… Continue reading gratefulness
I love being able to create. It’s often hard to explain to people with a non-creative brain (or less creative, as I believe that every one of us has a spark of creativity within, sometimes much too long ignored, sometimes expressed in ways that don’t seem directly artistic) what it is exactly that makes creating… Continue reading On Creativity
Today I had a moment of revelation. Today I finally saw some light in the darkness that was following me around for months. Today, at least for a little bit, I finally had the courage to live, to free myself from idleness and passivity and really try to live my life to the fullest. This… Continue reading I failed.
As you enter the cathedral, you are assaulted by colour. I think that’s the best way to describe the sensation. But it’s certainly not the kind of colour that is unpleasant or tacky. It’s exactly the opposite. They are the colours that make your heart sing; they make you feel like you’re already in Heaven… Continue reading La Sagrada Familia
It’s funny how many people, including Yours Truly, spend the majority of their lives trying to be like someone else, to assimilate and merge. Some succeed very easily in fitting into the worldly standard – being fit, wearing fashionable clothes and makeup “on fleek”, finding a romantic partner, having a “respectable” albeit often boring white-collar… Continue reading Embrace Your Quirkiness