The wise fool

“It is easier to fool someone than convince them they have been fooled” – Mark Twain I almost fell in love a while back. I’m told I was fooled.  To this day, I don’t believe it. Though I don’t give…


Exercise is a privilege, not a chore

  Rant mode activated. I heard three people complain today about how they tried to work out but just couldn’t do it, or didn’t feel like going to the gym, and and how they wish they could just close their eyes, wake…

words to live by

Hardness VS Strength

Hardness vs Strength Do not let yourself fall under the spell of the fairytale of hardness. The world will tell you every day, blatantly, and, insidiously, that you need to be tough and harden yourself. Do not let yourself be…

the writing files

The Joy of Cancer

As featured in The Huffington Post In April of 2006, Olga Munari was at the end of her rope. Unhappy with her life and her marriage, Olga confessed to her personal trainer that she wished something bad would happen to...
the ♥ files


In a world where everyone wants to stand out, sometimes, she wanted to lose herself in a group. Not to be belong, but to fade. In that fade and insignificance, she could lose her sorrows the way she lost her…

building bridges

Huddled against each other

She lined up against the railing listening to the seals moan and groan, saying what they say each other. They were massive and much louder then she’d thought they be. Some of them had scabs on their backs, some were…

building bridges

The Gatekeepers of Humanity

There is a common tendency  to criticize the nature of sensitive people, as if their demeanour is some sort of plithe that makes them weak, or diminishes their value in this world that often demands us to be hard. Maybe…



I don’t love you, not at allBut I’m going to love you anywayI don’t love youThe greenback you give me aren’t anywhere near worth itYou take from me, my stomach in a knot from dawn till duskYou have us fighting terrors…