671 days

I have been gone a very long time. Maybe it’s an eternity or time enough to make me into a changed man. A more different man. More complicated, more difficult. More resolute, more stubborn. But I can’t complain. Life has been an adventure all this time. Just last month I was taking the usual walk…

Lesson 12 & 13 – Live & Forgive

A big part of your time will be eaten away because you don’t forgive people. Truth is, people are going to hurt you. They will try to break you. Some will be successful too. Don’t worry though. Just keep your distance and live your life by making decisions that reflect yourself. This is your life….

Lesson 10 & 11 – Challenges & Preparation 

Throughout your journey, you are bound to face challenges and make no mistake, you won’t be prepared for most of them. Preparation is what we do each day, from the time our eyes open up to the time they close. It’s the time in between we go through that changes on personal and professional level…

Lesson 8 & 9 – Spirit and Strength

Your spirit. That laugh you hear inside yourself when you see something new and beautiful or get a surprise or pass with a really good grade. That feeling of invincibility. That feeling that nothing can hurt you or damage you. The feeling that you are strong within the confines of taut tissue and brittle bones….

Lesson 7 – Inner Fire

Have a spine.​ Have a posture of a gentleman and a warrior, whichever is required. Figure a situation and be what that situation requires. Sometimes you listen patiently and you act civil and sometimes you hold your opinion and hold your ground and don’t budge and let them know through the fire inside your eyes…

Lesson 6 – Judgement 

Not everyone will understand your situation, so opinions and advices are good to have but don’t base your judgments on them alone. They are just supplementary knowledge and not to be used in your ingrained decision making. When an advice crashes with your created balance, think about it clearly and eliminate that advice out of…

Lesson 5 – Balance

Always weigh your options when you experience them in life.    Your gut feeling will help you too but do create a mental balance in your head. A balance that weighs in the right direction. Which just won’t go down because the weight on one side is greater than on the other side, but also…

Lesson 4 – Love

Don’t forget that love is your strength. Your biggest strength.    It comes in handy when you know that life is uncertain. You stay calm through the tough days because you feel loved. Your family’s love is the best catalyst. A catalyst that keeps you functioning each day. It’s going to keep your thinking straight…

Lesson 3 – Learning

Learning from others is a very beautiful thing. Make your own learning too. Learning shapes you. Your OWN learning will shape you.    Learning is like sculpting. You take something soft and you shape it into an entirely different form. A form not even imagined before. Nobody cares about you while you are that soft…

Lesson 2 – Events

There are so many things in life that don’t require a manual.    Then there is life itself that doesn’t come with a manual. Even if it did, nobody would have time to read it. The only way to live life is keep pushing, keep moving forward and keep making adjustments. Success and failure are…

Lesson 1 – Momentum

Once in a journey you look back to see all the stuff left behind and the fog that covers it. You look beneath to see what you are carrying with you. You feel that you are moving forward. Sometimes fast, sometimes slow. Sometimes stuck, sometimes agitated enough to move forward. You look forwards to see…

To August – The Lessons I learned the hard way

   It is the month of August. I love the month of August. Last year, in this month I wrote about my country’s independence. I also got my visa to travel to another country for higher education. I learned a lot of valuable lessons in a short time. Today I am here and writing again….