Mirror, Mirror, on the wall, who’s the happiest of them all

What is happiness? It obviously means different things to different people. Or does it? The social media version of happiness is not very diverse: #food #exercise #fun #friends #love #blessed. 21st-century happiness defined by hashtags and how good people are at taking photos. I tried to look for #sadness today. None of the Instagram posts…

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When have you stopped dreaming?

When I was a kid, my dream was to become a doctor and find the cure for cancer. I grew up, my dreams changed, but my ambition didn’t get any smaller. I’ve always had big dreams, dreams that I might never realise. But something interesting started happening last year. I started adjusting my dreams and…

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Whisper your fears to me

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night feeling terrified? Not because you had a nightmare. Somehow, your brain woke up and started reminding you of an awful situation that may or may not has happened. Like a separation with loved ones. Or a possible death of a close family member. Sometimes,…

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The Masquerade

Why this? Why now? Why me? I know the answers to the first two questions, but unfortunately, I don’t know the answer to the third one. I’ve never been much a writer, my thing is thinking; I’m good with words when they don’t leave my head. Plus, I don’t have the discipline that writing requires…

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