Tag Archive: Courage

The Alchemy of Dreams

Alchemy: any magical power or process of transmuting a common substance, usually of little value, into a substance of great value It was two days before my 30th birthday. I had finally found… Continue reading

A new perspective and aligned purpose

Way up here, with Bali beneath and India before me, my mind becomes the clear sky. And every event and encounter since I started this journey, white, puffy clouds. From this perspective, I… Continue reading

When to hold on, when to let go

In the last dying day of the year, I let out a sigh. Someone holds me tight, and I realize, how much grief I carry, how much healing I crave. Palm trees are… Continue reading

Stranded in Singapore

I am in Singapore on a so called ‘visa run’ from Indonesia. That is, my 30 days were up and I had to leave the country, only to return for another 30 days.… Continue reading

On the other side of fear

I am cruising down the roads of Bali on a a scooter. In the periphery of my eyes: rice fields and palm tree-fringed landscapes, distant temples, street food warungs, a continuous flow of… Continue reading

Change of career, not of heart

I am at the early stages of changing career. At the same time, I’ve been doing it all along. I have always been kind and caring, social and service-minded. Whether I was scanning… Continue reading

Meditating on my next move

It’s the first of December and I have been traveling for exactly one month. But what I’ve learnt over the years is that it isn’t about the places you go that matters but… Continue reading

The greater plan

We had a plan. We were in it together. Until I made other plans. The decision had been growing like a storm in my head for weeks, maybe longer. A whisper that had… Continue reading

(Have no) Fear of failure!

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: Fear of failure The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

One more time

Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time. Maya Angelou