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Failures of Kindness

George Saunders put it best when he said: “What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness.” It’s something that springs to mind often for me — all the times I let my reticence or my unwillingness to get involved get in the way of the warmth and connection I know that lies within me, just… Read More

Inspiring Me Lately…

As much as I like to pride myself on being an active and motivated human, most of the time, I wind up being a complete and total homebody (not that the two are mutually exclusive persay..). I have a love-hate relationship with this truth. Because while a big part of me loves being social, going out, doing… Read More

This idea of purpose

It’s easy to let the days blend together. Each one washing in and out, each one erasing the last. Life becoming a diffuse sky of endless gray until you turn around and realize how far you are from the shore. How did I get here so fast? How far do I have left? It’s a… Read More

Vessels

Painting by Andrey Remnev A piece I wrote for my writing class with The Writers Studio Amsterdam. Thought I’d share it here as well. A moving meditation. /// I have many thoughts while upside down, head below heart, in downward dog.   Some of them might be: I wonder if my underwear is showing? How… Read More

How much is enough?

It is 8 o’clock on a Friday night, and there are a million things I could be doing at this very moment. I could be learning that new language I’ve been putting off for years. I could be getting ahead on my work for next week which I will undoubtedly let pile up, leaving me… Read More