Dear Self

Dear Depressed Self, Life is one tiresome battle wherein you must always dig deep in yourself to be able to slay one monstrous obstacle after another. At times you get waylaid, you fall down on our knees, you stumble, you get hurt. The pain is excruciating, and so is the exasperation of trying to overcome the excruciating pain. Life is no […]

25. Thankful. Blessed. Reflections. Lessons: A Celebration of Life (Part 2 of 2)

THANK YOU. One of the most banal phrases, rarely spoken but when it is, it can be a very powerful and transforming one. As we’ve been taught as young children, let me take this opportunity to extend my gratitude to all those who have, in one way or another, became part of my twenty-five year journey. What was supposed to be a […]

25. Thankful. Blessed. Reflections. Lessons: Lamentations of a Beautiful Mind (Part 1 of 2)

Yesterday marked my 25th birth anniversary. The poignancy of the moment has somehow triggered an unexpected trip down the memory lane, one which has enveloped me for the past few days – the triumphs, the tribulations, the dark times, the victories, the tears, the laughter, the pains, the frustrations, the triumphs, and the disappointments. So let me […]