Nowadays, empty words are such a trend. Everybody has to say something all the time.
Even when they do not know what to say or they have no idea of what they are talking about.
If someone else is talking about something that happened to them the day before, people usually have an anecdote “more interesting”, “more frightening”, “more fabulous” to add.
If someone has some kind of illness or is going through a difficult time, there will always be that person who is going through something much more terrible than the others. As if demeaning other´s people problems and dilemmas was some kind of contest. Continue reading →
No, I gave up a long time ago. Those typical “Yeah, right” glances and smirks, those rolling eyes and sudden changes of topic in the conversation were just too much for me.
So yes, I did give up on trying to make the others understand me.
I don´t like to watch sports on TV but if you are a man, have you tried to tell other men you don´t like it and then they look at you as if you just arrived from a distant planet in a new discovered galaxy. Continue reading →
I was listening to a group or people in an event who were talking about how good they were at different expressions of art. Some of them were great painters, others were magnificent musicians, some others were masters in a few more disciplines and that is perfect, you might expect to find all that talent in a gallery. That is normal.
But what was really interesting, at least to me, was the other things they loved and had nothing to do with their main talent. There was a painter who loved to cook deserts, grow his own vegetables and hiking. A guitar player who loved bird watching, web design and making his own marmalade. Continue reading →
Nowadays, our life is always in a fast pace. Rushing, rushing and rushing all the time. And the rare occasions when we are free for a few instants, instead of use it to rest for a while, we start feeling guilty and immediately begin to search for something to do.
It is until our body is really too tired and asking us anyway it can to stop and give it an opportunity to do its recovery job. Then we finally take a rest and allow our organism to recover and regain its strength. Continue reading →