Mystified

I was watching a Turkish series with my mother online the other day.  She complained now and then about things she considered were not “possible” in real life situations, like some reactions and attitudes.

To me those attitudes and reactions were justified by the situation (comparing what I or, some people I know would do in a case like that) but to my mother those were “illogical and inconceivable”. She said that “real people in a real daily life situation” would not react the way the actors did.  Although many times that happens in TV series and movies, the truth is that we would be amazed to see what “real people do in real life situations”.

What could look “logical” to you might sound irrational to someone else. So, do not think that people will react and respond the same way you would. Continue reading

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Not that far away…

When I have these dialogues with my inner self, I tend to “justify” many of the mistakes my subconscious mind points out to me. But as I cannot fool myself so easily, very often I end up “burnt and crashed” but a little bit wiser and stronger.

Sometimes I kept dreaming on things that seemed so “impossible” or too “far away” from me to reach them but that “impossibility” or “distance” made my mind doubt I could ever reach them. I am sure you have been there as well. We all have.

So when I begin to feel that way now what I usually do is rewind my memory tape and push play again so I can see how things “seemed” in the past and how now I am enjoying what in those times looked so far away from my reach and/or impossible to obtain at that time.

There is nothing more frustrating than entertaining the feeling of impossibility to reach a dream. Continue reading

My truth

Reading an article about religions in the world nowadays, I arrived to the conclusion that we are reaching the point where we will have our own personal philosophy and in the end we will leave rituals and rules behind.

Sorry to talk about this, if you know me, you know I don´t like to talk about religion, sports, politics, etc. But this time I just want to rant a little about the problem of intolerance.

We can see in the media all the problems that the lack of respect for the beliefs of others are causing. Continue reading

Don’t do this to yourself (reminder to self)

Most of us try to be polite with others, we are careful not to offend and disrespect the integrity of our fellow-men, we even sometimes do extraordinary things to help and protect other people and animals in need.

All that is wonderful and praiseworthy I am all for it! There is nothing better than helping others and do our best for the planet and all her inhabitants. Continue reading