Belief in oneself is of utmost importance if you want to live a fulfilling life. Not simply just convincing yourself that you can do this or you can accomplish that. It's about stripping away sinews of doubts, fears and perceptions down to the bone of the fact that you can do whatever you damn well … Continue reading Mind over matter, don’t knock it
For about three months, I've been juggling a few works of poetry. Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong; Up Jump the Boogie by John Murillo; and most recently Wild Embers by Nikita Gill which I immediately took to. Now as you might guess, I didn't finish any yet but I can already tell … Continue reading Currently reading: Wild Embers by Nikita Gill
“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” - … Continue reading Anthony Bourdain, so long amigo.
Hey guys. How's it been hanging? It's been one of those days. Eyes looking upwards, seeing the otter fur-patterned clouds and not registering some degree of contented awe. The reality? It's been raining the whole day and the sky's in perpetual overcast the past week. Probably a good thing though since I like the rain. … Continue reading Check-in #1
It's official. I can't read any more for or at least for the foreseeable future. I don't know if it's because I'm forcing myself into non-fiction or that I'm restricting myself to fewer books at once as I'm wont to read at least four at any given time. Which would be counter-intuitive for the very reason … Continue reading Fear It: Book Slump | My foray into Stoicism