Day one or one day?

A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary. Seneca Making excuses You see the road ahead of you, you can even visualize yourself walking down that path, but something keeps you from making that first step. Your feet are glued to the ground by fear, lack of confidence, anxious thoughts,…

Engage with others

This was a tough one for me. Depression isolates you. It’s like a manipulative boyfriend who wants to control every aspect of your life and separates you from your friends and family. It constantly reminds you of your flaws, how weak you are, how unworthy, how you don’t deserve anything. Don’t listen to it. Answer…

Maybe I took the “planning for the future” thing too far

As I had a one-week vacation, with plans and all, my computer took a break alongside me. I didn’t even touch the power button for this whole time, and I can tell you that I really enjoyed that. And clever me, I had some blog posts scheduled, so my mind was at ease. I was…

Tragic fates

I had to return to the shadows. There, in a cold, dark room I find my stories. In a corner, barely lit by an old reading lamp covered by spiderwebs, lives a lonely girl whose only friends are the characters from Sylvia Plath’s “The bell jar”. Across the room, in front of a mirror decorated…

Are you reaching for your dreams?

One week and three days left of January 2022. How are you doing with sticking up to your New Year’s resolutions? Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are you having trouble just beginning the journey? Looking at the big picture, your goals always seem so distant and even impossible to attain. You can feel stuck or paralyzed…

A deal with the Devil

There are many tales around this one. Whatever form these legends take, the story’s the same: someone wants fame, money, talent, knowledge, love, power, you name it. And what’s the easiest way to obtain it? A pact with the Devil. Or so they think. The meeting always takes place at the crossroads, involving some personal…