Judith Slaying Holofernes Artemisia Gentileschi, 1614 - 18. ...and then let them kill you. Figuratively. At least, for most of us who are most likely not daredevils. It could be a swift, sudden motion abruptly announcing the end of your time, or death by a thousand cuts. Honestly, it's up to you. It's terrifying if … Continue reading Become the Prey to Your Passions…
Woman with Bangs Pablo Picasso, 1902. Would it be appropriate to say that I seem to have developed a temporary allergy to a huge chunk of people? Well, that and I'm not in a hurry, nor am I actively trying to find a cure for it. Of course, this doesn't mean that I've developed any … Continue reading Temporary Defense Mechanism: Seclusion.
The Glass of Beer (Portrait of the Poet Sabartes) Pablo Picasso, 1901 - 2. There are instances when silence slits and slashes better than a sharpened knife. This is not one of those times. The current case is simple: my words are as scrambled as the fleeting clouds; my thoughts are erratically stabilized. I wish … Continue reading Hanging by the Thread of Silence.
Automat Edward Hopper, 1927. Note: Oh goodness, this is the wordiest title I've ever written for just about anything (including research papers for my psychology classes), but it's relevant - I swear. I've managed to complete a goal that I labeled as impossible for the past five years. I ran my first half marathon (21.0975 kilometers / … Continue reading Achievements: Expectations vs. Reality and Dealing with Initial Fear, Imagination & Potential Disappointment
Woman with Folded Arms Pablo Picasso, 1901-02. Hello, stranger. I've decided to twist my writing style a bit for this post, and tell you little bit about myself. Not in the form of small talk though, because quite frankly, as obligatory as superficial conversation topics are, I've never been a huge fan of them. Too … Continue reading Personalized Prison of Inadequate Prerequisites.