Emancipation From Mental Slavery

The first tune that pops into my head when I think of this title is the song from Bob Marley. He sang about the mentality that enslaved us to our captors or colonialist masters, but the emancipation I am reminded of this morning is of a different kind. Over the years I've been fortunate enough …

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Where to From Here?

Where do you go when you're done with the world, but the world is not done with you? The blessing of having a lot of life in your years is that you have a lot of life in your years. While others are playing it safe, treating life like the marathon that it is, I'm …

Conundrums of Care

Life creeps up on us. Only teens have yet to recognise this fact because the rest of us that have, are usually distracted by the efforts to hold on to that youth that becomes so elusive the moment we exit that phase of life. Despite the fact that many don't ever mature beyond that state, …

I Am Enough

I noticed an affirmation posted in someone's workspace recently. I'm not one for affirmations, so I usually don't pay much attention to such things. Psychosomaticism (if there is such a word) works if you're not aware of where you're at. Affirmations serve as reminders for what we should not be doing, but seldom, if ever …

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 …