I like everything beautiful. Beautiful sound of music in the headphones. Beautiful bookshelf arranged by an introverted reader. Beautiful reflection in the mirror on the days when you wake up looking good. Beautiful pop of colour on the dinner plate with a little bit of brown, green, and red. Beautiful smile of a person who … Continue reading beautiful
What are you living for? Do you have "THE purpose" in life? You know, the one that defines you and your existence on this planet?! Everyone is shouting how you are supposed to figure it out, have THE goal of your life, and confidently go towards it, step by step, brick by brick. Sometimes life … Continue reading Game of Life
This spring - right before all the craziness with Covid-19 - I have started meditating, for the first time in my life. Nobody encouraged me to do that. No one recommended an app or some YouTube channel to listen to. It happened spontaneously. It came to me naturally. Since last year I have started having … Continue reading A little thing that can change a lot.
All the recent self-help books talk about the importance of boundaries in our life. To maintain your own inner peace and harmony, you got to set boundaries, especially with the closest people in your environment. Mothers, fathers, siblings, partners, children, friends. Boundaries are needed when you feel unwanted influence, interference, or undesirable participation in your … Continue reading (Boundaries)
Relationships with the city you are living in are as complicated as relationships you are having with a loved one. Sometimes it is love at first sight. Often times, love fades away and you see another side of the city. The first time I saw Taipei from the window of the airplane, I instantly felt … Continue reading love-hate relationships
Hemingway once said, if you have a blank paper in front of you and you struggle to write anything, "just write one true sentence." Just one true statement. And then it will flow naturally. "I feel very sad today" is my sentence. Today I feel sad because it is raining heavily and I haven't seen … Continue reading One true sentence
-- Mom, do you have a dream? -- Dreams are for storytellers and helpless romantics. -- So are you saying it is a bad thing to have dreams in life? -- I am saying that it is better to have goals. Concrete, feasible aims and clear steps towards them. -- Dad always dreams. -- He … Continue reading Do you have a dream?
We have been together for 2,5 years. So many things have happened. So much time has passed since we met. So much I still haven't said. So I am saying it now: Thank you for being someone who came to my life when I least expected and most needed. I did not wait for you, … Continue reading So much time. So little time.
I do not know how to ride a bike. It is embarrassing. I am 32, and the only bike I have ever truly mastered was a tricycle when I was 5. I always feel ashamed to admit I cannot ride a bicycle. By my age, you are supposed to know that. It is like one … Continue reading Two-wheel friend or enemy…