Something I stumbled upon recently which seemed interesting – we all want to be loved, but sometimes it’s not possible. So the next best thing is to be respected. Well, you gotta give respect to get respect, right? But if even this fails, it seems like the 3rd option is to become someone that other … More Love, Respect, Fear
One of life’s greatest platitudes. I’ve always been astonished when people have told me this one. Because of the time and place it occurred at. It’s so profound, and yet so simple at the same time. How do you feel about it? Around a month ago, on September 3rd, I met up with one of … More Everything happens for a reason
What a glorious occasion weddings are! To celebrate the birth of a new family, the coming together of friends and relatives, it’s truly one of life’s greatest milestones. I always wondered what the big deal surrounding weddings was. Now I know. There isn’t much else for me to say but to leave y’all with some … More Wedding and Friends
… is the title of one of the most famous all-time novels, written by Charles Dickens. How often have your perceptions of the future been influenced by your expectations? In my case, a lot. It seems like the primary source of many people’s anxiety is that they perceive some sort of threat or unrealistic fear … More Great Expectations…
In our day and age, being and staying sober seems like a revolutionary act of courage or resistance. How many people do you know who like to go out and get a drink, just to take the edge off? Having a drink in the evenings, especially on the weekends, has become a socially acceptable trend. … More Sobriety
“A person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” – Dale Carnegie Several years ago, I picked up a self-help book from Dale Carnegie and one of his principles that stuck with me ever since was the above passage. Sometimes, we may take it for granted when we … More What’s in a name?