I gave up being afraid to be vulnerable. I no longer hide behind my feelings and emotions. Instead I chose to live here and now and accept whatever comes at me.
My process of acceptance has been quite lengthy and continues through fastidious introspection and daily efforts. The epiphany came about when I experienced an intense desire to express my journey through words, images, shapes and light. Continue reading
We met in English 101, Spring semester of my first year in a New Jersey Community College. I was curious and completely horrified when I saw the reading list for the semester, comprised of 5 books whose authors I could barely pronounce. Continue reading
I don’t quite believe in new year resolutions, but I trust that beginnings hold the promise of new lessons to be learnt, new territory to be explored and old lessons to be recalled and appreciated.
With the intention to inspire and motivate to embrace new beginnings, here are some ideas to ruminate on as we enter 2018: Continue reading
My most special Christmas happened the year I lost most of this things that defined me: Continue reading
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As my email inbox fills up with Black Friday deals, the agitation of the holiday season starts to stir up my “zenitude” (as the French call it “state of calm, rest”). Continue reading
Some days I feel disappointed and annoyed despite my relatively “good humour” and my clearly set agenda. Out of the blue I fall through a dark hole. It happened the other day. Continue reading