Why We Want Our Friends to Fail

They want to see you do good but never better than them. That does sound so horrible, does it not? Sometimes, we listen to these thoughts ―these inner demons that dig for the ugly parts of us. The parts we are so ashamed of. The parts that should not be there. The parts which we … Continue reading Why We Want Our Friends to Fail

A Leap of Faith

When do I know I’m Spider-Man? You won’t. That’s all it is, Miles, a leap of faith. 12:12pm I am still in my bathtub, wondering how my voice got so great in the bathroom. The karaoke version of Radioactive by Imagine Dragon is playing along with my humming vocal. I know I should get going. Class … Continue reading A Leap of Faith

Why Bad Things are Bad

It's the way you live your life that matters. ― Cassandra Clare How can one tell if something is right or wrong? Did somebody just invent all the rules and regulations? If so, how do we know if that is still right? According to Kant, there is only one basic right which is freedom [1]. … Continue reading Why Bad Things are Bad

Don’t Lose Who You Are

Nothing can dim the light which shines from within. ―Maya Angelou The world keeps screaming at people to improve. Our nature demands us to compare. Our pain demands to be felt. Don’t you ever get tired trying to fill that void in your chest? How can you ever be yourself when the world wants you … Continue reading Don’t Lose Who You Are

The World Hates You

When we don't know who to hate, we hate ourselves. ― Palahniuk. You are on the run. What makes it worse is that you did not pack light. You have a gigantic backpack tagging along. You have carried it for way too long to the point where it becomes a part of your body. Inside … Continue reading The World Hates You

Have You Really Lived?

Only a fool is not afraid. ―Madeleine L'Engle What is the point of living if you are barely breathing? What is the point of looking good if you are dying on the inside? You will one day look back and see a life well lived or regret all the things you have never tried. You … Continue reading Have You Really Lived?

Queen of Darkness

Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself. ― Rupi Kaur She’s the queen of darkness. She feeds on the light. She sings like an angel. She talks like a knife. Her smell is poison. Her skin vaporizes. Her tears drown the world. She’s the girl who can’t smile. She leaves no … Continue reading Queen of Darkness

Judgement is Just Lazy Thinking

Judge me and I will understand how you view yourself. ―Molody Lee Human language can be a tricky thing. Imagine calling a “tree” a “leg” or calling your “shoes” your “head”. Everything seems to be already named by someone and all you have to think about is its name. It would be very strange for … Continue reading Judgement is Just Lazy Thinking

The Light of Letting Go

The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. ― Plato The saddest thing you've ever done in your life is to beg somebody to love you the way you love them. Sometimes you gotta give up on some people in order to keep you. Sometimes you have to save yourself … Continue reading The Light of Letting Go

Paradise of the Mind

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. ― Aristotle There was a time when happiness was just an understatement. It was not the time of contemporary happiness, but a higher level of satisfaction and a deeper level of fulfillment. It is when you can tell who to be trusted, what to be done, how to … Continue reading Paradise of the Mind