Category: Love

Advice on Tough Love

Tough love is difficult and at times a lonely road we must journey upon. Stepping away from full control and releasing our want to help someone dear to us most especially when it comes to dealing with them in relation to drug or alcohol dependency, which is rampant nowadays, is indeed very difficult and heart-wrenching but at times needed having…

Mending Our Inner Brokenness

We’re all broken. We’re all flawed. We’re all vulnerable at a single point in our fragile lives. Brokenness in my personal view serves as an entry into new beginnings, if we allow it to, a path towards wholeness again. We have all had our own share of pain and disappointment in this oh so amazing phenomenon called life. Know that…

The Love Story of Chance and Regret

The band Hiroshima carries on an award winning song entitled The Door is Open, I attached the video of it below, one of its lines apparently always catches my attention when I play it which says – “So many times the world just seems to let you down but I know you’re here to turn my life around. So many…

What Matters In Relationships

Relationships are probably one of the most feared encounters of all time — starting one or getting into one. Question is, should it be feared or not? Answer will be subjective and it will vary based on how it was molded to be in one’s life, but honestly I think it should be welcomed rather than feared. What then are…

Moving On: Where Do I Begin

“Try to develop an inner emotional or spiritual peace to balance the distresses of your body. You might begin by learning to accept “what is” for you at any particular time.” – Morrie Schwartz Have you ever found yourself unable to move on from a past relationship or maybe even a past career? We all have had our own dose…

30 Things I Learned About Life

They say life begins at 40, well I’m way above 40 but as they say life is a dynamic and evolving phenomenon we all learn from. Today’s entry speaks of the lessons I have learned in my 45 years (and more to come) of existing in the so-called place called life. Life will be a reflection of what you expect…

The Reality of Relationships

Good relationships don’t just happen, they take time, effort and so much hard work. Communication and trust, just like a recipe for a dish, are essential ingredients to make a good cuisine called relationship. But how are relationships really like nowadays? We envision getting into one but are we really working hard to achieve one? Relationships need not be romantic…

That Thing Called Love

As I sit on the couch facing the garden on this rainy Sunday afternoon I think of love and how it really turns lives around. On the background, music plays and I suddenly got caught up with the part of the song – “What about love, what about feelings, what about all the things that make life worth living. What about…

Love’s Expression

Just another love song for just another common feeling — love — sometimes left unexpressed but felt in the heart, but in reality should be, in whatever way you deem fit for you should not be left suppressed. A few songs, just like Acupuncture, serve as “trigger” points in our life when its lyrics are really thought about. The melody…

The Anomaly of Love

In the world of Medicine, anomaly is defined as something that is rare and causes “wonder”, something extraordinary. It is synonymous to the noun “phenomenon” according to the Thesaurus – on the other hand, I would always view love as an occurrence that will always cause wonder by feeling an emotion that is out of the ordinary. Sunrise in Stonehenge…