the ambiguity of beauty.

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. Can we really argue rationally about an irrational subject such as beauty?

Philosopher Immanuel Kant once said that if we think something is beautiful, then we want everyone to agree with us. That is true, although the chances of that perspiring into a reality is unlikely. Our individual perceptions of beauty are a reflection of our own personality and individuality.  Continue reading

hiding behind our secrets.

We all have secrets. Be it secrets we strictly want to keep confidential or secrets that we want to let out but are afraid to do so. I’m going to focus on the latter. Your secret may be telling someone you love her for the first time, or telling someone that you lied to them, or telling your child that they’re adopted; any of the hard conversations we have throughout our lives. Whatever your secret is, the experience of revealing that secret is universal. And it’s terrifying. We all feel it. But we have to do it.  Continue reading