Throw off your exoskeleton and rejoice!

close up of a crab peeking out of its carapace

Lately I have felt like I’ve been shedding a multitude of outgrown skins. Or shells, more accurately. Carapaces. That’s a nice word, isn’t it? Carapaces. It’s not that I’ve ‘grown’, per se – it’s that I’ve finally allowed myself to expand to the size I rightfully am. Or, at least, a lot closer to the …

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Lost in iteration – the misplaced pieces of You.

a golden key discarded among leaf litter and debris

I have been on an extended hiatus recently. At first it was because I got a sinus infection and my head was too filled with mucus to function adequately. And that went on for about a month. But then I simply needed some time to adjust. Because while my systems were offline they apparently got …

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How to become greater than the sum of your parts.

collection of parts

We are complicated creatures, us humans. We are made up of many different ‘parts’; many aspects. While the goal would be to have them working in unison, they are more often in competition or conflict with each other, which can make the experience of being alive pretty damn confusing a lot of the time. Do …

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When it’s worth it: Love and lose, jump and fall, try and fail.

silhouette of a man jumping into a lake at sunset

We don’t know if your mission will ever succeed. If your vision will ever be realised. But instead of wondering about that, ask yourself this: Is it worth trying anyway? Is the goal so beautiful that it’s worth the effort, even if you fail? We all have dreams, and the sad truth is that most …

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