Conquering fear
Soul

Conquering fear

Fear (n) An unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain or harm.

That’s the dictionary definition of fear according to Oxford Dictionaries. I know because I looked it up and I looked it up because I was having a really hard time trying to explain what it was.

Fear: It conjures up different associations for all of us. For some people… Continue reading

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Want to help the people of Gaza? Don’t share your opinion on Facebook
Culture / Uncategorized

Want to help the people of Gaza? Don’t share your opinion on Facebook

If you have been anywhere near a television, computer, phone, or newspaper recently, you would have heard of a little (massive) conflict that is raging like an inferno in Gaza.

It has become a regular feature of daily news headlines, in the radio, on your tv, on your facebook news feed: talk of the violence in the Middle East has quickly swelled from a murmur to a raucous conversation. And everybody is getting involved. Continue reading

Slowing the pace
life

Slowing the pace

Have you ever felt plagued by a relentless sense of urgency to establish yourself and achieve in your life?

I feel it as a constant pressure, pushing at me from all angles and I am trying to discover if this is just because of the person I am, or the stage in my life that I am at. I’m also trying to overcome the power that it seems to have over my mindset. Continue reading

You can’t until you can
Health

You can’t until you can

I never used to be a runner. I was slow, felt awkward and uncoordinated, and my breathing was never quite right. The very thought of going for a run was uncomfortable and unappealing, so I didn’t go. Ever.

I think I stopped exercising altogether in high school. Aside from the obligatory gym classes where I usually opted to do badminton (and not take it seriously), I was pretty well inactive. Then… Continue reading