It’s strange how often we are encouraged to share our words and ideas with the world, while also being told that no one cares what we do or say as much as we think they do. This gets to the crux of life, doesn’t it? That what we do, how…

When was the last time you let yourself be sad or upset and didn’t seek a remedy? You let yourself cry without a shoulder to lean on or a bottle to drown yourself in because, damn-it, you will make that pressing sorrow go away.

I’m currently reading Pema Chördrön’s When…

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Reading Marcus Aurelius's Meditations (translated by Gregory Hays), his words emphasized that in the almost 2000 years since his existence, societal circumstances surely changed, but not people. Modes of thought come and go, but human nature is constant.

For me, Meditations surfaced one realization: people have strayed so far from…

The human relationship with time is interesting. Often people clamor, “Life is too short!” Other times, the sentiment is “Life is long, there is no need to rush.” I believe this dichotomy is a reflection of how people live their daily lives. …

Kaila Martinez

Writing as a way to live intentionally, think critically, and connect with others. Other places I exist on the web: linktr.ee/kailamartinez

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