The Importance of Being Yourself (Or Rather: The Importance of Being Able to Be Yourself)

“Every time someone steps up and says who they are, the world becomes a better, more interesting place. So thank you.” – Captain Holt to Rosa Diaz, Brooklyn Nine-Nine Being yourself is hard at the best of times. Being yourself in a hostile world takes a courage many of us will never know. When I … More The Importance of Being Yourself (Or Rather: The Importance of Being Able to Be Yourself)

Wishing For A World Full of Empathy And Compassion

‘Compassion is to see beyond your own pain to see the pain of others.’- Yasmin Mogahed, scholar. Life is incredibly special, but it’s also hard. It’s great fun at times, but other times it seems to break you apart from within. That is why I firmly believe in the power of empathy and compassion. Hardships … More Wishing For A World Full of Empathy And Compassion

Show Your Voice

“You have to follow your own voice. You have to be yourself when you write. In effect, you have to announce, ‘This is me, this is what I stand for, this is what you get when you read me. I’m doing the best I can – buy me or not – but this is who … More Show Your Voice