There is Beauty

Several questions I wish to ask those who choose to intentionally hurt others. What’s the point? Does this actually bring pleasure to your existence? What satisfaction is this giving you? My initial reaction to news of terror is nausea, devastation, intense anger, and incredible hatred. But I stop myself: Is hatred what these people want? My initial feelings toward the perpetrators are disgust and animosity. … Continue reading There is Beauty

The Coinciding Nature of Happiness and Sadness

The way life works is mind-boggling and unpredictable. Little conversations that end up changing your life around, that end up moving you towards a brand new path. People who are extremely significant, whose words and support give you confidence to take the new steps needed. Chance encounters sometimes lead to strong foundations, relations.There are people that become the leading reason you find your passion. Those … Continue reading The Coinciding Nature of Happiness and Sadness

A Beautiful Thing about New York, NY

There is so much to this city. So many cultures, so much hustle and bustle, so many stories, so many people’s lives just colliding everyday. I think that since I am not originally from here, I get this wonderful opportunity to look at the city and it’s people through a different lens; through the eyes of an outsider. This becomes hard to do often though, … Continue reading A Beautiful Thing about New York, NY

Peculiarities of Metacognition

Sometimes I read something and I am immediately filled with one extreme emotion. Anger. Love. Boredom. Excitement. Grief. Confusion. Empathy. I read the same thing again, and notice different elements that I had not noticed before, thus changing my prior feelings about what I have read. I read it again, and again, and find more, and more. Before I know it, my emotions about what … Continue reading Peculiarities of Metacognition