The art of using words

Talking is not equal to communicating – while most would roll their eyes and say this is a cliche, we often make the false assumption the person in front of us understands what we are actually saying. And I am no exception to that rule… A big slap on my face came when I realized…

Kiss of death

A demon doesn’t kiss and tell. He strips you off your flesh, your heart, Breaks you down with sticks and stones, Then puts back all that was torn apart On your now shivering naked bones. While your hollow eyes are wondering For a chunk of what used to be your soul, You scream in despair,…

7 kgs of Happiness

I’ve been thinking for some time now about a way to measure happiness. It’s not sold by kg… No one ever said they’re a centimetre happier than before. Nor that their happiness is more dense than yesterday. They’re just happy or not. Or, sometimes, happier – if they don’t call it as it is and…

A manager … A leader … A career killer …

I wrote the below a while back. Now, that I said ‘Good bye’ and I’m starting a new journey, I thought is the right time to publish it: It is so important to have someone to look up to in order for you to grow and keep being motivated. A role model… A mentor… A…

The Water Challenge

This morning, during my coffee and smoke contemplation, I realised that me and camels have a lot of things in common – we live in the desert, we don’t forget easily and we can go a long way without drinking water! While the last part is normal for the camels, it’s not that healthy for me!…

The last time…

When was the last time you left your phone on the table and actually talked with your friends? Or, even better, just left it at home and admired the beauty of sunset without watching it through your camera’s lens or on the smartphone’s screen while trying to snap the perfect shot for your Facebook/Instagram/Snapchat/Twitter update?…

Life after 30

Whoever said ‘age is just a number’ for sure was not a pretty broke woman, away from her family, ending her twenties caught in the middle of a hormones tornado that sucked her in the depression vortex. And… for those who didn’t understand it yet, that was me, three months ago, ‘having a blast’ at…