Embrace the Weird

As far as modernization goes, our morning routines may not have been the same anymore. That may consist of strolling through our social media to get the freshest updates on those whom we know or don’t. I admit that I am one of those people but this morning I found one post on Instagram, from a girl who paints these cute pictures on paper and cuts them out to make beautiful, funky photographs. I came up upon one post that was so absolutely, most indefinitely, unbelievably relatable to me. In the post above, she claimed to be an Indigo child. But no, it wasn’t about being able to witness apparitions and whatnot, it was about knowing herself like the back of her hand, knowing what seems like weaknesses to other […]

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Let it Soar

The beautiful innocence of a child never fails to put a smile on my face. I always wonder what’s going on in their little minds, knowing that the most it would be are simple and pure thoughts, no worries, no stress, no over analysis of life – just a peaceful mind and a happy adventurous soul. It’s until they realise how cruel the majority of this world is that they start to evolve into something that they feel they must; they transform into whatever society has so cleverly but cruelly established as the criteria for the ‘perfect child’. They are left stranded in a world devoid of any room for anyone to find themselves, in the mass blur of the pressures of life, being pushed to fit in and be the same. It’s when they truly comprehend this selfish world and realise […]

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Your Focus Needs More Focus

I can’t believe it was three whole years ago that I went to Myanmar, a country that I have come to think is embedded in my veins. It gave me bits and pieces of who I was going to become today. I am suddenly hit with the memory of being at the Mahagandayon Monastery in Amarapura (which means “City of Immortality”). Everyday at 10.30 am, the monks would gather to get their Swan (meal). When I came a few minutes before that, the monks were at their own peace, focused on whatever it is they were doing and when it was time, they quietly formed two lines, and an array of maroon from their robes came before my eyes. cIt was so peaceful to be there, and right now it’s […]

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