10 Reasons Why It’s Cool To Spend Time Alone

It seems timely to write this during exam period where I feel like I seem to be spending a lot of time on my own studying. Spending time in your own company is the peace and quiet we all need. Everyone will feel comfortable with different lengths of time spent alone. I find that spending … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why It’s Cool To Spend Time Alone

The Feeling Of Being Different To Everybody Else

It's one of those things that many of us feel even though we're all different. At the same time the feeling of being different is quite a personal, individual and inner feeling. I'm writing from personal experience, but would love to hear your story of why you feel different either in your everyday life or in … Continue reading The Feeling Of Being Different To Everybody Else

The Lost Art Of Staring Into Space

As I walk into a space, there is often people with their heads down on their phone, laptop or mp3 player. It makes me think about how we don't see daydreamers as often as we used to, and if you catch sight of one, perhaps you might make eye contact for a fleeting second. Our … Continue reading The Lost Art Of Staring Into Space

The Joy Of Spending Time In Your Own World

We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone. - Orson Welles. Our bodies are the home we live in for the rest of our lives. Feeling lonely is feeling unwanted and isolated. Whereas being alone means having … Continue reading The Joy Of Spending Time In Your Own World

A Letter To Those Who Left Me Out

I remember sitting in my small room in Auckland back in 2014. I was crying and telling my old friend some of the things I'd been through in the years of our friendship that I never talked about. I remember so clearly, as her voice said back to me "I'm sorry we left you out." Somehow, it was … Continue reading A Letter To Those Who Left Me Out