What on earth I am still here for?

Drowning among her piles of books and journals, of the newly arrived order that Angie had to assemble and transport to her office, she wondered: “What on earth am I doing here?” She has been having dark days, not because they were necessarily dark (i.e. gloomy or sad) but because she has been spending an average of 8 […]

To live, to love, to learn, and to leave a legacy

In the comfort of her warm room, Angie opened a book and started reading: “There are certain things that are fundamental to human fulfillment. If these basic needs aren’t met, we feel empty, incomplete.”  “Human fulfillment”, she found herself wondering, “umm… I have been looking for answers about fulfillment. For some time, I thought I was the only one […]

What is important?

“What is important?” Angie kept asking herself. A few weeks ago, she attended a training on “work-life balance” and the trainer – who also happened to hold several roles in her life: mother, educator, employee, trainer, worker, community member, sister, daughter… – kept repeating that one should label his/her priorities in life. And for the […]

What do we really need to thrive?

“I don’t know where to start. I don’t know what to say. Isn’t that the story of my life?” Angie thought to herself.  “So how come I can’t talk? Face people? Smile? Be comfortable among people? How come I can’t make myself heard? How come when I am with a large group of strangers, I […]

“Why am I here? What am I doing here?”

I wish someone would ask me how was my Sunday and I wish I could frankly answer without sounding too pessimistic that my Sunday, like any other Sunday for almost 3 years now, had started on a good note but ended badly. I wish I could describe how I feel every Sunday evening or sometimes […]

I have been planning to write for a long long time…

Hello there… This is my first post on this blog. I don’t know what to write or what to say. Yesterday, in the comfort of my little apartment I read a very interesting chapter from a very interesting book. The book is titled: “Unstoppable: The Pathway to Living an Inspired Life“. Written by Adrian Gilpin, […]