The Psychosomatic Life 

There is a consistent thread that runs through the seemingly downtrodden of society. It's a thread that rallies the masses and enables political agendas. It creates causes that people subscribe to with aggressive conviction and sets wisdom and reason aside in favour of the ridiculousness of the herd mentality. The thread is a belief that …

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To Breathe Again

There are few things more exhausting than the plague of insincerity from those that find a constant need to explain their drama and their dreams under the pretense of seeking sincere advice to overcome their hurdles.  Soliciting advice while professing not to have the answers ourselves, then discarding that advice in favour of taking the …

Jet Lag

Table for one in the slow lounge. The appeal of airports. It's almost grounding. The hint of adventure. The burden of responsibility. The blessing of good fortune. The numerous memories of defining moments spent in airport terminals, restaurants, and departure and arrival halls. They're all just whispers beckoning nostalgia while egging me on to want …

Slip Sliding Away

There are far too many mornings when I wake up and find myself searching for a specific inspiration before looking forward to the events or non-events of the day. My inclination to write is dwindling at a pace that is concerning, because it was part of a bigger picture ideal that I held on to …

Resilience is not cheap 

I've watched some emerge stronger from harrowing ordeals, while others crumble from comparatively minor setbacks. This made me wonder what it is that makes some resilient while others remain fragile? Sometimes it's the final straw that makes us appear weak when we crumble from a seemingly petty incident, while others have no insight into how …