Context of Love

Here's the thing about the context of love: It's like a river that flows through your veins, providing your soul with warmth and comfort. Love is what makes you patient and forgiving: It's introspective and personal, Like the giggles you share with your lover in bed. Here's the thing about the context of love: It's … Continue reading Context of Love

Exhaustion

I'm afraid of pushing myself too hard, however at the same time I'm equally afraid of not putting in my best work effort. In the end, I push myself too hard anyway.   xx Solaris Denali

18 Things to Remember

Here are 18 things to remember in 2018: Keeping yourself motivated to do things is hard, but not impossible. When you catch yourself being too negative about yourself or someone else, stop. Try to always be mindful of how you act, speak and the words that you use. Listen to music whenever you feel like … Continue reading 18 Things to Remember

Words on Paper

A poem; Words on Paper by Solaris Denali I try to make art out of literary standards and words. Blue for sadness, green for envy, red for blood and pain. People get too caught up in the ideas of poems and their stanzas, their structure, and form. Their rhyme and rhythm. There is a bird … Continue reading Words on Paper

Depression is a Loaded Gun

Hi, guys. I just wanted to share this post (written by Derek Powazek, the link is at the end of this post) with everybody because I feel like there is something in here that we could all learn from. I think this alternate analogy of what depression really is might help others define what their … Continue reading Depression is a Loaded Gun

Life Advice | Hack Your Mind

I feel like everybody needs to put aside 16 minutes of their time to watch this video. It's so inspiring and it applies to everything from tackling depression, your own limits, memory, and bad habits. I think everybody can learn something from this video. And his analogy about being your own superhero is so relatable, … Continue reading Life Advice | Hack Your Mind

Gone Astray

I face my empty palms upwards and clench them slowly. I don't know what it is about life that is so ambiguous and scary. Perhaps it is life himself as a whole. I close my eyes and I wonder. What would it be like living as somebody else? Would I be happier or would I … Continue reading Gone Astray

Cogitabundus

It is mostly when you're up at midnight trying so desperately to fall asleep when your mind suddenly decides to think of every sort of possible outcome or situation in your near future, when your mind spontaneously decides to be poetic, when you think of the stars outside your house and the sparkles in your … Continue reading Cogitabundus

Paratus

Tomorrow marks a new academic year. Player One, are you ready? - No?  Oh, that might be because the game was already over before you even signed up. It's time to press the big ol' "refresh" button on my A'Level life. It's been a pretty unproductive gap year in my opinion. I feel very unaccomplished … Continue reading Paratus