The One Skill We Are All Missing

The One Skill We Are All Missing

It’s 8am, & a stealthy shadow appears near me as I enter the kitchen. I am hard pressed getting the sleep from my eyes and straightening out my stiff and sore muscles when a horrible sound pierces my ears. It’s a desperate, inhumane sound erupting from a...
The Dark Night of the Soul

The Dark Night of the Soul

I am awoken in the black of night. There are no ghosts here, just me & the pain. Alone in the pain. I am listening to silence – but then? A few escapee thoughts make their way into my head , pushed up from the pit of dark despair & making their way...
The Day My Life Changed Forever

The Day My Life Changed Forever

I perched on a hard chair in the bright, modern office. Even today, I recall this encounter with a shudder. For months I had been hanging to see an “expert”, and suddenly, another one was available at short notice! Her tone was pleasantly professional, but lacking...
Productivity Is Overrated

Productivity Is Overrated

“To be or not to be, that is the question”. This, possibly the most famous line from Shakespeare ever. With this line, he is asking a question I’ve often asked myself before “Is life worth living, or do I make the choice to consciously die? Why don’t more...
I’ve screwed over my best friend

I’ve screwed over my best friend

Dear Intuition, I’m so sorry for ignoring you. I am sorry for being a shit friend. I grew up in a world that told me that you either didn’t exist, or that listening to you was dangerous. But the truth is, you are brimming with wisdom, and had I listened to you, my...