Escapism

So like adventurous children lets enjoy escapism when the time is right, and let’s keep our eyes wide open when it’s a little bit darker; because when we endure the silence and darkness of the night we won’t miss the rising of the sun as the dawn comes. Continue reading Escapism

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A lot like Christmas

As I sat at work during my lunch break it dawned on me that it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for most of the Christmas celebrating world. There is no mistaking the glimmering lights radiating from people’s homes nor the unmistakable festive spirit that seems to have overcome a lot of people. Workers have a spring in their step, children are giddy with … Continue reading A lot like Christmas

Don’t try so hard…

For a compulsively obsessive “people pleaser” that’s a hard pill to swallow- and I’m pretty sure I’m on the extreme end of the spectrum. My desperation for approval is close to embarrassing; the tiniest suggestion that my destructive behaviour may have to come to an end leaves me feeling unnerved. You see I kind of wear my constant desire to please other people as a … Continue reading Don’t try so hard…

It’s not all about you…or is it?

Earphones on, eyes droopy I’m barely holding on to the cold metal rails yet even on this dreaded Monday commute, I’ve somehow found a semblance of peace. The next song comes on, just as the train stops to let the next set of depressed commuters on. In my half conscious state I find myself nodding and in complete agreement with Switch foot’s sentiments…”Life is short I want to live it … Continue reading It’s not all about you…or is it?