Lessons learned

Over the past 18 months Ideas are like shooting stars Whether you feel it unfair or not, ideas are not available to you whenever you want one. At least, genuine creative or inventive ideas. If you are lucky enough (more on luck next) to have an idea come to your forethoughts, write it down somewhere, […]

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Pursuit (try again)

Training towards an event for almost an entire year to then meet the day at the height of your abilities and then fail. It sounds quite sombre. But if we always accomplished every single thing we did we would probably lose our drive and our passion very quickly in life. We get to choose from […]

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Who are you?

Motivation is a passing cloud Who am I? Some lesson to be learned? A vessel that I am supposed to board until I reach my next destination? An obstacle that I need to overcome before I can truly make my way through this life? Who am I? Some creature with all the traits of a […]

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Eulogy

Reminiscing of times worth revisiting A person I once knew well was removed from this world earlier this year. I hadn’t seen him in a very long time. But the moment I found out about the passing of this man I felt a deep sadness. My mind started to drift back to all those times […]

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To Avoid Curiosity

Moral code To take a couple lines from Mother Teresa’s quotes on ‘practicing humility’, firstly, in the title of this blog, second, ‘to accept being slighted, forgotten and disliked.’ Over the course of 17 months I have given as much of my energy to being more grounded, attentive, present in the moment, non judgemental, calm […]

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Having a bad day?

Waking up It’s early in the morning. The exact time doesn’t matter, it’s all relative. The alarm has gone off and you go to turn your alarm off on your phone with the thought of ‘it can’t be time to start the day already can it?’ But unfortunately, you think, it is. Most mornings you […]

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