Women in the Ancient Greek world

There are many important and powerful goddesses in Greek mythology, a lot of them unmarried and independent such as Artemis. But the common women of Ancient Greece lived by different rules than the female figures they worshipped. The first woman: Pandora In Greek mythology, the first woman (as in human, not a deity) is Pandora.Continue reading “Women in the Ancient Greek world”

Summer Playlist

Happy Summer Solstice! (Midsummer) Today marks the first day of summer, when light has peaked. It is the longest day of the year as the sunlight is at its brightest. From here on, the light will gradually begin to decrease as darkness once again comes forward — however, lightness still prevails. And it won’t beContinue reading “Summer Playlist”

Film Review: I watched “JOKER,” and then I watched Harley Quinn’s “Birds of Prey”

Joker & Harley Quinn are Gotham City‘s most infamous lovebirds. This past autumn, “JOKER” was released, followed by the winter release of “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn.)” Both films follow each character separately. “JOKER” is the prequel to Joker’s career as Batman’s nemesis, telling the story of how heContinue reading “Film Review: I watched “JOKER,” and then I watched Harley Quinn’s “Birds of Prey””

A vow of silence (pt. 2)

A Vow of Silence Most people do not understand the true meaning of prayer. There’s a whole science behind it, actually. To pray does not mean to ask God for favors. He is not a wish-granting genie. If that were true, everyone would be praying. Most only pray as a last resort. During easier timesContinue reading “A vow of silence (pt. 2)”

Tropical island fairies

Tropical island fairies fly through the palm trees and spread sunshiny vibes everywhere. At night, they glow with the stars. There were two fairies who held hands and never let go for many years and it was spectacular. But the glow was dimming out. She had found someone else. So she let go and setContinue reading “Tropical island fairies”

Destiny

The age-old question… Are we in control? Does free will exist? Is there even such thing as freedom? Or are we slaves to the stars, destined to fate…? Is destiny something we create, or something that is created specifically for each of us? Are choices just illusions? Is anything set in stone? I think… weContinue reading “Destiny”

How to Transcend Judgement… (one simple phrase!)

TRANSCEND JUDGMENT: RISE ABOVE IT! Judgment is something that all of us struggle with. It’s one of our greatest fears — yet it’s something that is totally in your head! To judge something is to classify it in your head as good, bad, or anywhere in between. We judge things to make sense of it,Continue reading “How to Transcend Judgement… (one simple phrase!)”

Caturday ~ The Black Cat

What’s up with “the black cat,” and why is it considered an icon of superstition? Many equate black cats as a signal of bad luck. They say: don’t let it cross your path, don’t touch one, don’t even look at one. Some say one single black cat is dangerous while a duo or pack ofContinue reading “Caturday ~ The Black Cat”

Beauty of pain & freedom of choice

I see the beauty in everything. To romanticize pain is not necessarily an unhealthy thing. Seeking inspiration from a draining situation is possibly the best way we can cope with our troubles. The beauty of pain is that it motivates us to make changes that are scary because they force us out of our comfortContinue reading “Beauty of pain & freedom of choice”