A New Chapter (May 16, 2016)

On May 15, 2016, a lengthy and an emotionally tumultuous chapter of my life came to a temporary end. On May 16, 2016, a new one began. Starting anew is never easy, even if it takes place in a country that I once loved. Time and space can, inevitably, rid of our sense of old-timeContinue reading “A New Chapter (May 16, 2016)”

Family Drama

Not only is family a place, where love fest takes place, it can also be a hub, in which dramas escalate and hatreds spread in silence. The multi-layered complexity, which exists in a familial environment, can never be underestimated and ignored, even if we want to, because the cliché solution, such as ignorance is bliss,Continue reading “Family Drama”

What Was Once…Is No Longer The Case

What was once foreign will eventually become familiar, what was once taboo will eventually become normal, what was once intimate will eventually become distant, and what was once stagnant will eventually become active. Things are always changing. Every ticking sound of a clock notifies us the vanishing of the past and the arrival of theContinue reading “What Was Once…Is No Longer The Case”

Life Is A Beautiful Struggle (Interpretation)

We hear often that life is a journey, and hence why every moment of it should be lived to the fullest. Agree. However, what we do not hear frequently enough is the saying, life is a beautiful struggle. Life is a beautiful struggle. Indeed! We should therefore have more compassion for ourselves, as a result.Continue reading “Life Is A Beautiful Struggle (Interpretation)”

Autumnal Stunners

I stumbled upon a few trees yesterday, bathing in the autumn sun. They were so beautiful. The sparkles of the sun ray intersected with the golden glow of the autumnal essence just filled the atmosphere with a sense of romance and seasonal wonder. Those trees were not one of those rarities, which could only beContinue reading “Autumnal Stunners”

A Simple Reason Why We Shouldn’t Be Judgmental

We often hear that being judgmental is not good and some of us don’t even understand the reason why. We are taught how to differentiate the good from the bad by our parents at home, which is a form of judgment. We are taught how to analyze materials by our teachers in school, which isContinue reading “A Simple Reason Why We Shouldn’t Be Judgmental”

A Good Night Sleep

Yesterday afternoon was unpleasant. Several unsuccessful online banking attempts left me feeling drained. Security questions were initially set up to protect customers. But their randomness could make a well-tempered customer want to complain to and yell at the phone representative, out of pure frustration, incessantly till his or her head fell off. It is needlessContinue reading “A Good Night Sleep”

Close Our Eyes To See

Beautiful landscapes are nice to look at. Once in a while, when we come across that particular one, which creates a deep resonance within us, we can’t help ourselves but feel like diving into it and becoming one with all of its elements that have unexpectedly enchanted us so profoundly at first sight. If theContinue reading “Close Our Eyes To See”

Physical Beauty Does Get You Somewhere In Life. But…

Wandering around and looking at all the physically beautiful people, earning a fixed hourly income, on the inside of the Roots store in Yorkville earlier today, out of nowhere, a thought came into my head, “Physical beauty does get you somewhere in life. But it won’t get you all the way to the top.” SpeakingContinue reading “Physical Beauty Does Get You Somewhere In Life. But…”