It’s Never Too Late

Take a minute to think about the last time you made a mistake. Remember how angry you felt, at yourself and at the world? How bitter it was that even though you tried again, even though you put yourself out…

A Beautiful Mess Called Life

There’s this common misconception that, in order to be truly happy, one has to achieve complete order and structure in all aspects of life. That our existence is all about solving issues and untangling threads, so that later, when we…

The Lives We Touch

When I first met Ana, she had just arrived in Vienna after having went through the hardest journey of her life. It had taken her family almost two months to travel from rural Afghanistan, where they had lived their entire lives,…

Creativity: The Mythical Beast

Thinking about the future can be a scary thing. We grow up knowing that there are certain ways we should act, certain things we should say and so, when we find ourselves straying from the path, we start feeling lost.…

The Beauty of Beginnings

We grow up taught to be afraid of beginnings; of everything new, of the unknown. We are told that it sure is worth starting fresh, but that it’s going to be hard and painful. Somewhere along the road to maturity,…