I was convinced that I excelled at compartmentalization. I’ve had a lot of practice. Then, a (that?) day happened! Thinking back, I recognize now that I somehow failed to see myself properly. There were incidents, situations and signs trying to show me that the walls of the various compartments I created were slowly falling down.…… Continue reading Self – Compartmentalization
Watching a movie is reading a book in a much more passive way. You can quote me. 🙂 Many stories are based on reality. Often, a movie, at least movies I prefer to watch, is simply an exaggerated version of a portion of someone’s life. Mine mostly. 🙂 Right now, ‘Shall We Dance’, cannot be…… Continue reading [My] Reality in Movies
I would like to think that I appropriately alternate between being self-deprecating and self-important. Is it an art, or does it take practice, to know when to be one or the other? Personally, I find that authenticity and honesty are the easy paths to cognizance. An added bonus is that when we are genuine and… Continue reading Thoughts of Self
I am reading to my daughter the book, Waya The Warrior Wolf, a fable written for children by Paul Rothmann. We are only on page 43, so we have 100 more pages to go. I am tempted to read it on my own. Then, I will read to her separately, as and when she’s willing…… Continue reading Power of Choice
No honeymoon period lasts forever. I was lucky to have had more than two months of utter bliss, or blissful ignorance. I was left with my mouth hanging and eyes wide open. It was incredulous. I chatted to the affected person and we both felt discouraged. I guess we were disillusioned. I had to process…… Continue reading Have a life!
Not everyone benefits from a happy person! Sometimes, a sad person is exactly what one needs. Simpatico, I suppose. (But always be yourself; you don’t need to be sad to be sympathetic.) I am a naturally cheerful soul. Fine, I’m goofy! I am convinced that it is my purpose on earth to spread the sunshine.…… Continue reading No right or wrong emotion
I know what I want to write but part of it is a departure from my usual point of view so to begin to express my thoughts in words proves to be challenging… I used to believe that I was really too busy to do certain things and I would tell people so. I had…… Continue reading Values, priorities, necessities