Goodbye: A Beginning

Goodbye: A Beginning I’ve written this letter a thousand times In my head and Then I worked on writing a thousand more In the silent dark of my commute Surrounded by melodic memories as I spoke the words unheard. Now, I have finally not put pen to paper. Tear stains sound romantic but All they […]

It’s about Attitude and Perception

I love competing! You wouldn’t know it if you aren’t in my inner circle, but it’s true. I love it. I’m highly competitive, but I’m also highly sensitive. So, it’s not always the best combination because the person I’m most competitive with is myself. For some people, it’s good to be competitive with yourself because […]

Oola: My Journey of Self-Discovery and Balance – July 6: Conclusions

I don’t always like conclusions because it means the end of something – the end of the book, the end of the weekend, the end of a challenge, the end of a relationship. However, what I have come to realize and understand more as I get older is that the conclusion of one thing often […]

Oola: My Journey of Self-Discovery and Balance – July 3: Change

Who among us really enjoy change? I’m not talking about the kind of change that comes when you move to a new city or new job. I’m not talking about the changes that occur organically throughout life such as friends who pass through our corner of the world on their way to their next adventure […]

Oola: My Journey of Self-Discovery and Balance – June 23 to July 1: Optimism

How do you define tragedy? For some it is a major incident like losing money or losing a job or some other life-altering loss. For others, it can be as minor as a change in a routine. Now, imagine you are at a crossroads. For you, a minor change can be devastating and today you […]