In one way or another, we’re all masters of disguise. We don the masks that suit the roles we’re expected to play. Some times we do so with such finesse that the lines between the character and the actor blur into nonexistence. In the realm of education, I’ve often found myself in the midst of […]
In the quiet moments just before sleep, my mind often races with thoughts and ideas. I often get an overwhelming desire to write them down. As I try to put that desire out of my mind, I then fear losing potential insights and revelations these impulses may bring. Then, each time I put my head down […]
Smiling while running isn’t just something you do because you love the act of running so much. There’s a more practical reason to smile as you run.
In this world of wonderful mysteries, there’s a great gift that we’re blessed with: the privilege of consciousness. The mere fact that we’re aware of our surroundings, our emotions, and our own existence is a remarkable thing. We often take this privilege for granted, but it’s the one that we should most cherish and celebrate. […]
Self-Love is a term thrown around a lot nowadays. It’s a difficult term to unpack, as it encompasses other terms such as self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-respect. Because it’s such a loaded term, I’m not sure that people always use it correctly. It’s said that you must love yourself before you can truly love another person. […]
“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers.” – Amelia Earhart
Creativity is a journey that takes us into the depths of our being. It doesn’t begin in the outer world, but rather within the inner world of our own imagination.
I’m quite fond of this quote from American journalist Bill Moyers: “Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.” No matter how mundane something may at first appear, a truly creative effort can find a way to make it not only interesting, but marvelous! So, how is this done? To dive into the profound […]
“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” – Erich Fromm Imagine for a moment that we lived in a world where the concept of gravity didn’t exist. In such a world, apples don’t fall but instead float. We would walk not on the ground, but through thin air. Such a drastic reimagining of […]
When I left college to pursue my first full-time job as a marketing assistant, I stood at the precipice of my future. The world was spread out before me with so many fields ripe with possibility. As the question of my ultimate career path loomed, I pondered the nature of my vocational pursuits. Should I […]