Your Mount of Transfiguration

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Recently I’ve been thinking about how it’s very hard to reflect about the ‘mountains’ of good I’ve experienced during the challenging ‘valleys’ of my life. I find that I become negative way too quickly when I go through a bad situation – even if I was happy an hour earlier. This lack of seeing the good makes it that much harder to face the challenge.

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The Light of Life

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Sunrise from my window

Every morning I wake up to the Sun shining through my windows. It’s one of the perks of having a window that faces east. I get to see some fantastic sunrises and sunsets; not to mention that seeing the bright shining sun makes me feel happier to get my day going. But when the sky is cloudy and grey I’m more reluctant to get out of bed. I know the sun is behind those clouds but I can’t see it just yet.  Continue reading

Boldly Authentic

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“Who do I want to be today?”

Lately I’ve been feeling that I’ve been changing my personality when I’m around different groups of people. I feel like this is not a good practice as it signals two alarming facts about myself:

  • I have a lack of self-confidence, and
  • I’m living an inauthentic life.

This is not ‘Living boldly’. In fact it shows that I am more of a coward and that I am scared of what people will think of my perceived personality. I’ve known for some time now that I’ve been people-pleasing from a very young age because I intuitively knew that I didn’t want any conflict.  Continue reading