You are in your ideal workspace.
And it’s set to perfection. The lights, the heat, the ambient noise, the smell — everything is exactly how it should be.
I have it.
You have it.
Everyone has it.
Everyone loathes it.
Everyone vilifies it.
But no one admits to having it.
We tend to deny it — myself included.
I have it in plenty,
Yet I deny it fervently.
Hiding behind the mask of virtue,
I try to trick the masses,
Write, dear stranger.
Even if it breaks your heart,
especially if it breaks your heart.
Even if it makes you cringe,
especially if it makes you cringe.
And never stop.
Or give in.
Or give up.
Because it is through that catharsis —
the catharsis of writing about…
You might not be Jose and he might not be real, but you are human — and as far as the metaphysics are concerned, pretty darn real.
You might not have a depression-induced eating disorder, but you might be going through something of a similar nature.
You might not be…
It’s a community where you’ll find writers like me who just embarked on their writing journeys and more seasoned writers like Jack Heimbigner who has more or less figured out their writer’s voice and has mastered…
I recently came across an interesting article about a CEO who made $1.6 million in the stock market and gave it all to his “non-highly compensated” employees.
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 economy — and any time in the fiscal reality, really — this is a magnanimous thing for…
The lush countryside. The flowering plants. The chirping birds. The changing seasons. The earth. The sun. The moon. The universe. The cosmos. All creations animate and inanimate.
All that beauty and all that wonder and yet, whenever I ponder upon nature, it takes me on a trip down the memory…
“So, did you run today?”
Whether I see them on my way from work, or sit down with them for dinner, or meet them at the coffee shop, that’s the first thing most of my colleagues greet me with.
And I’m not complaining.
As a guy who runs, I find…
I have been writing on Medium since May thirteen now, and I just got curated in relationship and self in the article below.
It is an article where I argue that it might be better for you to love and embrace those who disagree with you than to hate them…