Tragic Pleasure

Consider one of the most classical and famous tragic plays written by Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, where two star-crossed lovers fought against all odds to protect their love from a family feud. They faced numerous obstacles, struggled immensely, and loved each other so much that they actually sacrificed themselves for this love… Why do we…

It’s Not What It Looks Like

As I entered the room, I saw athletes reading the workout of the day with a look of unease on their faces. The chalkboard said, “30 wall balls, 30 chest-to-bar, 30 dips, 30 push press, 30 burpees, 30 pull ups and 30 double-under”. Stunned and overwhelmed, I thought to myself, “What am I doing here?”….

Language Beyond Communication

When one thinks of language, one’s mind generally shifts to its ability to let us communicate with one another, whether it is to express our feelings, to inform, or to direct. But language is often taken for granted; we rarely talk about its significance or think about what it can offer beyond communication, possibly because…

This Thing We Call Time

Have you ever questioned, for instance, why are we so caught up with time? Why do we feel like we’re always running out of it? Why do some days feel like forever, while others end in the blink of an eye? Why do we always hear “time is money” and what does it really mean?

It’s Not Love, It’s Loneliness

When we’re lonely, we are quick to look for someone to fill the void. We forget about the terms and conditions and priorities we’ve originally set, and settle for anyone who makes us feel less empty. Loneliness can easily play tricks on you and convince you that you are in love with the person, when in reality, you are in love with the idea.

Being Strong in The Eyes of an Insecure Man

Strong women are perceived as “too much” by men who are struggling to find their place in this world. Due to their inability to keep up with self-sufficient women, they reject strong women and prefer more submissive ones. This can have negative consequences on strong women, as some of them feel the need to adjust themselves to feel “normal”.