All posts tagged: questions

The Fire In Your Soul

E: “Imagine if our only responsibility were to get to know our true selves and be our best selves. Don’t you think the world would be a much better place, filled with passion and authenticity? Just thinking…” B: “I think that is our only natural responsibility, because when we’re our best selves we can help and impact others. It’s society, but especially our desire for power, that distracts us. Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. – Leo Tolstoy I tweeted that quote today. It seems like we’re on the same wave length!” E: “It seems so :) I’m going through a rough time trying to understand my emotions, and I realize how much time we have to dedicate to understanding.” B: “Oh, yeah. I’ve written my way through 15 journals since age 13 and I still haven’t fully understood myself.” E: “…What’s the secret?” B: “The secret is in our desire to want to get to know ourselves. If the desire exists, I think we have a solid …

Age Is Just A Number

Twenty-seven. I have no idea what to do with this number, I’m just glad I made it this far! It sounds silly, but even though life expectancies continue to rise in some parts of the world, there are many others where it’s uncommon to develop fully and lead a happy, healthy life. At this point, I’m very grateful for each birthday I get. But enough with the drama for now. In my humble opinion, December 29 is an awesome birth date because it coincides with the end-of-year renewal that I love. My new age always comes hand in hand with the opportunity to reflect on what the last 12 months have brought and what the next dozen might hold. It’s also a time of unwinding and much needed family bonding. However, the inevitable life questions also arise, along with the ever so daunting resolutions list. 2013 was the first time that I was actually able to hold myself accountable for at least half of my goals, which is quite the accomplishment for me. I’m hoping …