I remember my 11th birthday.Or at least, slices of it.Surely, my mind deformed the images, delivering now some altered, blurred moments. However, some emotions are bound to stay with me, and carry themselves around as a secret identity that I only make available to myself. I was skinny and deeply tanned. Summer break, which always … Continue reading Cheers to Life, to Love, to Joy !
Yesterday, while I was ruminating on the real value of wealth, my mind introduced me to scenes of my childhood. Glimpses of a life where I was constantly overflowing with joy and prosperity. And mind you, as a child born immediately after the communism fall, I had a very late exposure to the colorful wraps … Continue reading Life is Now
"If you could say it in words, there would be no reasons to paint. " - Edward Hopper One thing which I've noticed during some painting sessions, is the avalanche of thoughts. Good ones too but most of them are deeply disturbing. Memories, conversations, life circumstances that have affected me more or less. They resurface … Continue reading How to release old pain
What I am clumsily trying to paint here is the easiness we found in trading a meaningful, sunrise-watching, grass-scented life, for an automated lifestyle with perks like getting things done faster but not necessarily better.
Kindness to please people or kindness to be kind? Am I kind because I am seeking for approval or am I kind because I can, want and have all the resources to respond to a request? How much can I sacrifice for something worth sacrificing for? Have I judged someone for actions/ thoughts that I … Continue reading Important questions to ask yourself
What are you, my dearest friend? What do you want to be? What brings you joy? What makes you weak? What did they tell you about who you are? What did they try to make you believe? How did they do that? Who allowed them? No matter what you may hear about yourself, no matter … Continue reading You are for yourself
"The grand essentials to happiness in this life are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for." George Washington I know that happiness may seem an exquisite emotion these days and it may feel that consistent work should be done until you will be bathed in its magic potion. That ... until … Continue reading 40 things that make me happy
They’ve told me to bleed if I want to write good. They’ve told me that whatever truth I have, must be said loudly. How do I feel about that? I used to think that it’s like me getting undressed in front of a crowd of people, waiting for them to decide whether my body corresponds … Continue reading Is it the right thing to do?
Seems quite far-fetched that in a world where happiness is one of the most advertised emotions, most people would do so many things -assisted by their mind- to diminish their own welfare and end up laying the blame on other external factors for their perpetual deficit of bliss. I have done the same for long … Continue reading Guide on sabotaging your future self