October has a special place in my heart and it feels as it is like a second December. The world stops from spinning like headless chickens and manages to take some deep breaths and another look at the surroundings. Usually the captivating surrounding is a yellow tree, or an orange bush popping from the greenery.… Continue reading The Story of October
The Story of Change - September Essay I could not think of a theme for this month, even if I circled about a half a dozen. Mornings, Autumn, Self-acceptance, Emotions, Awareness and a few others seemed to be the one at the moment, but I could not commit to any. And since I did not… Continue reading The Story of Change
The Story of The Simple Life - August Essay If you would please imagine this: You wake up with the sound of birds and a gust of fresh air coming from the open window, at the first light. You’re tangled up in the blanket and the house is quiet. Getting out of bed, you wrap… Continue reading The Story of The Simple Life
The Story of Vulnerability - May Essay Well, now things get serious. We talked about Time, Communities, Travelling and Inspiration. All in the light of being creative and living that creative and authentic life that most of us strive for. Have been struggling with this month's theme, as I looked at the list of topics… Continue reading The Story of Vulnerability
It only takes a moment. Or a lifetime. To get inspired is what we all crave and to find meaning is what we're all struggling with. Inspiration hits when we least expect it and it may hit hard without consideration. It may come when cleaning the house and we find ourselves in a pile of clothes searching for NASA pictures to print for the new office. Or when driving far away on an orange code for storms and we end up in a coffee shop surrounded by drenched strangers sharing a cinnamon bottle. Or when we're reading. Oh, I love that one. Reading is the best way to get inspired. We just witnessed someone else's inspiration. And then there are times when one has to write 1000 words essays, and gets to 122 and is just stuck. Uninspired.The advice I have received and follow (or try to) is that inspiration comes when we're actually doing the work. Then inspiration will come. One way or the other. The magical thing is that we cannot plan it, change it, store it or maneuver it as we wish.
The Story of Travelling - March Essay Well, you see, when you ask someone what would they do if they had money, most people would say, without even thinking- Travel. We, as humans are born with such a desire to know, to see, to explore, that had us climb mountains, cross seas and oceans, dive… Continue reading The Story of Travelling
The Story of Building Bridges - February Essay Everyone at some point in their lives feels disconnected. Isolated and even lonely without trying. And this solitude - not the creative one, or the one from which we build something, but the debilitating one, has only one known cure. Meaningful connections. Question: how? Answer: Building bridges.… Continue reading The Story of Building Bridges