This I Believe: Words Hurt

        Words can make an individual happy or sad. Encouraging and positive words lift a person’s mood. Discouraging and negative words depress a person’s mood. It seems that it is human nature to remember the hurtful words more than the positive words. Words of happiness are great because they give people joy, […]

The Fire Within

I believe in dedication. I believe in determination. Above all else, I believe in ambition – the desire to run a second faster, to jump an inch higher, to reach my goals with determination and passion, fuelling my inner motivation to achieve above and beyond. Such ambitions can only be achieved with combined efforts of […]

Live Life Differently

Live Life Differently             I believe that one day; every individual in this beautiful world will be able to live life to the fullest. J Cole once said, “We live in the system, everybody would do anything for the money.” A person’s precious time isn’t worth 10, 15 or even 20 dollars an hour. 47% […]

“Do You Believe in Love?”

Do you believe in love? My immediate response was always: yes, of course I do. I’ve never thought much of the concept. Love? How could I not believe in it? What else drives empathy, care, and humanity? How could I possibly deny the prevalence of such a powerful emotion? But when asked: love, the romantic […]

Gratitude is Contentment.

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” ― Epicurus Gratitude. A word that I strive to encompass in my everyday mindset. I believe in living every moment to the fullest without worrying about all unanswered […]

Memory’s Melody

I believe in the siren call of music, the entrancing rhythm of emotions. A drum beat falling in sync with my heart, beating in a steady rhythm, counteracting my racing heart.  I believe in the power of a simple melody. On some days, music calms my emotions, allowing my limbs to fall – relaxed; on […]

to Believe is to Be alive.

I believe in rapid heartbeats.  The waves of red flushing across my skin. Warm. Deafening. Enticing. To feel love in such magnitude that emotions become words.  And words become tastes. Tastes explode into a thousand flavours.  And flavours…? Well- Flavours are indulged for the sighs and smiles that illuminate from the heart and mind. To believe in love […]