Are we all coins?

Look around your house, check your pockets, even check in the couch and find yourself a coin. Now find a different coin, lay both coins flat and try to find what is similar between the two coins. It’s not the material or the symbols or the years. Look. Flip. Look. Flip. Every time you look […]

A Juxtaposition of Self

In the world we live in today, people surround themselves with positivity to validate who they are as people (and I am no exception.) One such example is body positivity, the celebration of self. Fundamentally, it’s a form of self-acceptance. Often times, however, it’s mislabeled as self-love. This, to me, is a distinction that is […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Power of Words

I believe in the power of words. Because when we do not speak, when words are stuck in our throat with nowhere to go-  we choke. It is in the choking silence that we are bound to endure, to suffer, to be oppressed. It is this silence that fuels the oppressors, the tyrants, the dictators, […]

This I believe: Freedom

Freedom.  The power to act, speak, or think as one wants without being subjected to any consequences. Freedom a word with different meaning, so contagious people die for. To liberate yourself from all bondage and obstacles enables you to access freedom. Being free from the norms set by society, being free to walk my own […]