An awkward moment is a beautiful little human catastrophe that wriggles itself into your self-representational sphere every so often to playfully offer its share of a little strife and existential dread. Overstimulation, sensitivity to minute detail, excessive processing, and high reactivity are but a few of the reasons to why an introvert and HSP like myself would be subject to such embarrassment. It reminds me of that one time...when I found myself the target of a little flirtation...
Freedom permits us a space that is rife with the possibilities to disassemble, break, and destroy, in order to remake, reshape, and realign. But the acceptance of such a faculty demands a great deal of vigilance from those who desperately sought it out in the first place. In truth, when we seek freedom, we do … Continue reading AfrikaBurn – Seeking the “Golden Repair”
Rising like a dusty mirage out of the Karoo heat, there’s a city that many call home. It’s a manifestation of our collective imagination and the culmination of our collective efforts. It comes and goes, and ebbs and flows. It’s transient, temporary and transitory. It’s neither here, nor there.It is real in its unrealness."Out of … Continue reading AfrikaBurn – The Whimsy of a Wallflower in the Wasteland
Admonition /ˌadməˈnɪʃ(ə)n/ A stern rebuke of non-negotiable standards and conduct, that meaningfully administers a warning to the culprit of such actions. A denunciation of harmful beliefs and practices that serves to reprimand the wielder or agent of their actions. A harangue that firmly draws boundaries and makes another attentive to their disillusionment. Let's talk openly … Continue reading An Admonition to the ‘Wolf’ – When the Guy Code Backfires
Simplicity /sɪmˈplɪsɪti/ A principle that emulates the return to the bare necessities of living. A lifestyle by which an individual renews their awareness of their own desires, which are then given expression with the necessary act of decorum to avoid the backlash of self-imposed expectation. Its about getting back to basics. It's storytime sweeties! It … Continue reading K. I. S. S. – A Lesson in the Art of Simplicity