mental health

Randomness

Easy to say, but not to do it

“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.” ~Mirian Silva

I remember when I first arrived in Phoenix almost two years ago, I was so excited and ready to begin anew that I couldn’t wait to get all my projects going.   Of course the first one on the list was Sweaty Sexy Samba.  Yes, I was going to get the whole valley sweaty and sexy.  I remember making a huge propaganda about it every day to my co-workers.

A few months later, I finally launched it.  Two months after, it was done!  The reason: I was tired and after telling myself a bunch of lies, I gave up! In addition, I had put read more

Randomness

Keep it on the low

“silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.” ― Jalaluddin Rumi

This past year, I purposely  kept a few of my affairs very private. I got to experience growth as if I was stranded in a dark cave and the only things I had were my instincts and the voice of the Most High.  The results: read more

Poetry, Randomness

You too can create!

Photo: Mirian Silva – Illustration- GoArt App

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Her eyes looked bloodshot red. I wasn’t sure if it were allergies or had she been crying all night, all year or perhaps all her life.  Somehow all the anguish she endured was finally manifesting through her read more