A Varied Topography: Welcoming The Shades Of Yourself

A Varied Topography: Welcoming The Shades Of Yourself “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Benjamin Spock The preferences or value judgments of other people do not supersede your own. You must fully know yourself, so that you can trust yourself and in turn engage freely and confidently in those actions […]

A Snowy Boscage: Unshackled In Spite Of Misfortune

A Snowy Boscage: Unshackled In Spite Of Misfortune “Gratitude is often caused not by gain but by loss.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana When you’re succeeding in life and feeling confident, it often becomes difficult to appreciate all of the prosperity and delight that surrounds you. Getting overly fixated on your vision of the future, in the […]

The Frozen Woods: Ruminations On Loss

The Frozen Woods: Ruminations On Loss “Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.” – Arthur Schopenhauer The hardships in life force us to grow, to become stronger in order to overcome. Similarly, it is loss which compels us to value that which matters most, to be grateful for what we […]