Mindfulness

16 Things I Learned in 2016

  Love conquers all. Love is the most powerful force known to mankind, overcoming any barrier we put in front of it. Pursue your passions. We value passion, art, ingenuity far too little; make time for the things you love. Self-expression is vital. Honour your brokenness, your imperfections, your scars, whether physical or metaphysical. Imperfection… Continue reading 16 Things I Learned in 2016

Writing

Free Me

Free me From this cage I have built For myself. Free me From shattered mirrors Revealing broken dreams. Free me From this cage of glass Where all my suffering can be seen. Free me From this smoke-filled room, From the smoke That stings my eyes And fills my lungs. Free me From this pain Following… Continue reading Free Me

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Motivation Monday: What is Art?

Art is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as "something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings." Be it music, sculptures, dance, poetry; art allows us to free ourselves, to go beyond the humdrum of existence and explore the boundless depths of imagination, to explore… Continue reading Motivation Monday: What is Art?

Mindfulness

The Rules of Self-Love

In the spirit of Valentine's Day and the media encouraging materialism and the need for another's love, I thought it was important to remind you of the most important love: loving yourself. As social creatures, we have been taught since birth that our happiness relies on the approval and love of others, and if that is not… Continue reading The Rules of Self-Love

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The Dangers of Capitalism

How much credit Do these credit cards give me? In a world ruled by the labels on our purses Who are the real rulers? The corporate overlords? I don't know what real excitement is; My feelings are given to me In the media, on the racks of department stores. I will go to school, Spending… Continue reading The Dangers of Capitalism

Mindfulness

15 Things I learned in 2015

The only thing holding you back from success is your self-doubt. Forgiving yourself is the hardest thing you will ever have to do, and the most important. What you put out into the world is what you get back. Learn to appreciate the little things, because not everyone has what you have, and if you… Continue reading 15 Things I learned in 2015