Being sad doesn’t have to make you unhappy. Or cause you suffering…

I am sad right now. As you may have gathered from a few of my posts, the last couple of weeks have come with some changes that I didn't really expect. Not necessarily bad ones, in the long run, but nevertheless the circumstances have made it a bit harder than it needed to be. So … Continue reading Being sad doesn’t have to make you unhappy. Or cause you suffering…

I wrote your name on a stone and threw it in the river…

And it hurt. A lot. But I had no choice. I had to do it because I cannot keep entertaining you on your premise. "Letting go" is a good thing to do and theoretically¬†a very simple way to a happier life. It is necessary for us to be able to move on, flourish and thrive. … Continue reading I wrote your name on a stone and threw it in the river…

A letter to my Dad

For many years, before I decided to deal with all of my "issues", I have struggled with what causes me to feel like this. To be like this. Why can't I be happy [like everyone else]? Why do I have to keep battling anxiety attacks and depression? Why can't I just be "normal"? I have … Continue reading A letter to my Dad

How to deal with the unexpected and disappointment.

Some people say "when life brings you lemons, you make lemonade" and I have heard a couple say "when life brings you lemons you bring out the tequila". But I won't do that. I am past dealing with shitty things in life by trying to numb the pain with alcohol, or any other substance for … Continue reading How to deal with the unexpected and disappointment.

How the four noble truths have helped me change my life…

It's been a really good week. I mean really good. I feel more grounded and balanced than I have in a long time. Maybe more so than ever. I get so much done but I still have plenty of time to think and reflect, meditate and do things for me. Things that make me happy. … Continue reading How the four noble truths have helped me change my life…

Living in the now. The art and benefits of letting go.

I have met so many fascinating people lately because I stopped isolating myself at home. Stopped wrapping myself in that wet, smelly depression blanket. Stopped pulling the blinds down, spending days wallowing in self-pity. I stopped self-medicating 4 months ago. Stopped numbing my pain (and senses!) and as a result I stopped feeling worthless. Not … Continue reading Living in the now. The art and benefits of letting go.