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An ode to that breakdown that never comes

This is an ode to that breakdown that never comes. Because I'm too busy. Because I'm too scared for a real meltdown. Because I've done it before. It takes a lot more effort to clean up the mess and get back up again, than prevent it from happening at all cost.   This is an… Continue reading An ode to that breakdown that never comes

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Emotions

How would we learn how to master them if we always keep ourselves at a certain distance? Why would we even need to learn how to temper them if we haven't been in any of their extremes? If everything happens as expected, how can we learn to be unconditionally calm and balanced? We don't usually… Continue reading Emotions

Manifestation · People & Relationships

What we do the morning after reveals more of who we are

I'd like to reflect on one of Slavoj Zizek's favorite argument about revolution. He says that the gathering of a huge number of people, all desiring for similar goals is relatively easy. You'll feel your collective emotions and power together. You feel euphoric, united and larger than life. However, what really matters is the morning… Continue reading What we do the morning after reveals more of who we are

People & Relationships

The debate on “forever”, which goes on forever

During lunch, my mom enthusiastically mentioned about the break up of her gay friend with his boyfriend because of a third party. I noticed a certain kind of satisfaction as she was telling the story. It's like she even felt triumphant to have proven her belief that "forever doesn't exist". I kept silent about it.… Continue reading The debate on “forever”, which goes on forever