I recently came across a wonderful quote from Lupita Nyong’o, the talented and striking Oscar winning actress from the movie “12 Years A Slave” – she said “You can’t rely on how you look to sustain you. What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion for yourself and for those around you. That kind of beauty enflames the heart and enchants the soul”. This statement eloquent wisdom got me thinking about the concept of beauty. Read More
If you are anything like me, chances are, you’ve fallen prey to “the grass is greener on the other side” syndrome: the comparison plague where you feel as if your friend, colleague, neighbor or even strangers simply have it better than you. You find yourself wishing you were richer, smarter, thinner or more successful – does any of this ring a bell?
Failure, what a daunting word. We don’t even want to think about it because the mere thought of failing makes us feel as if we are not good enough. If this thought hits close to home, allow me to shine a light on failure and the act of failing.
Honestly, I was deeply terrified to even begin this blog, the thought of sharing it to a select few, let alone the world felt like taking as if I’m taking a *huge* leap of faith. Continue reading Defeating Fear