Life is suffering (but that’s okay)

There’s a famous ancient Buddha quote… Life is suffering. It may sound morbid and somber, but when you fully understand what the quote means, it can actually bring about peace, freedom, and even happiness. This quote comes directly from the first noble truth of Buddhism — that suffering, pain, and misery are a part ofContinue reading “Life is suffering (but that’s okay)”

On affirmations & the process of manifestation

Getting what you want is difficult… it’s even more difficult knowing that you are the one getting in your own way… it’s not the world that’s against you, but your own mind. Affirmations are phrases you can repeat in your head, say out loud, write over and over, etc. to cut through subconscious blockages andContinue reading “On affirmations & the process of manifestation”

Tuesday’s tea ~ peaceful lavender

Today I’m drinking lavender, which is one of the most calming teas. People have told me I have great strength to remain calm in frightening situations. This is why I like to work with animals, because I can feel their fear, but instead of letting the fear become amplified, I have the skills to calmContinue reading “Tuesday’s tea ~ peaceful lavender”

The Fear of Anger

The fear of anger is more destructive than anger itself… We get so worried about angering others, or letting others make us angry. But that’s silly, because anger is just one of the many emotions we experience on a daily basis — like sadness, happiness, excitement, anxiety, dread, hope, etc. What’s worse than becoming angryContinue reading “The Fear of Anger”

I DON’T LIKE YOU TALKING TO OTHER GIRLS

I have no more time for games Only for what is real. So this time I am not afraid To say exactly how I feel. Normally I’d hold myself back Normally I’d pretend not to care. But if I’m giving you my devotion Then I think it’s only fair. I don’t like seeing you talkContinue reading “I DON’T LIKE YOU TALKING TO OTHER GIRLS”

A Vow of Silence (short story)

Luna was sick of the heartbreak that came with people & society. It was madness, all the pain and delusions. She could no longer go on this way. It was decided that she would become a nun. Secluded from the rest of the world, she would live in a small church and dedicate her lifeContinue reading “A Vow of Silence (short story)”

Dark Cloud

Colors of the rainbow made me uncomfortable All the bright pastels were so unsettling to me. The black and dark grey brought a sense peace I felt more at home, like I could finally breathe. The sunny day made me want to stay inside Light kept pouring in, so I had to close the blinds.Continue reading “Dark Cloud”

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”