Year: 2014

I was at the tail end of a generation of girls who wanted a guy to take an ice pick in the ribs for them. Max was of a generation that believes in self-preservation at all costs. Even if the cost is that the person you’re sleeping with gets ice-picked. This was what made me …

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My Cliché On Loving Life

Although this is going to sound like a cliché, I’m feeling that by being aware, in the moment as much as I’m able to and willing to listen more than talk + react, life flows through me and it’s a beautiful, powerful sense of well being. I love life and wish to be an active …

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… And A-ha:

While most of the time the predominant inclination is towards wanting more, burning with both eagerness and disappointment for what has never been, is not and presumably will never be here… … there are actually times when a ray of light makes its way into my mind and a-ha: • I am grateful for all …

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How To Make a Difference

Butterfly Beauty

How can we make a difference in the world? My answer is: by being ourselves, acting within the ‘limits’ of our own lives. You see, the ‘problem’ nowadays is that, for an action to be plausible and even exist, it has to be acknowledged, reported in magazines and social media. The more covered in glam …

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Learn From Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” Sophia Loren Photo credits: keenanevans.com

Teaching younger students

Bimbini - The kids are all right

Alongside my first, part-time job, I tutor children and teens at an after-school learning center. Although some prefer teaching older teens, which I tend to agree with, those still at middle school can be adorable. They are at a crucial time in their lives. Right after elementary school, they are now learning to stand on …

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