How many dreams have been crushed because of the “what will people say” syndrome?

I was in secondary school when I realised that I have a knack for the written word. My professor of Croatian language used to single out my essays as an example of good writing. I would look at her in disbelief, sitting in my chair, hiding behind a pile of books borrowed at the library and wondering: What is she talking about?! It didn’t take long … Continue reading How many dreams have been crushed because of the “what will people say” syndrome?

Sometimes to give up means not to give up on what we truly are

Sometimes before I go to bed, I braid my hair, so it’s curly the next day. Usually, I don’t achieve what I had desired because, thanks to my dry hair, all that is not carefully styled, results in a messy appearance, and I look as if instead of a hair I have a pile of hay on my head. But I still braid my hair. … Continue reading Sometimes to give up means not to give up on what we truly are