“Vulnerability is the only authentic state. Being vulnerable means being open, for wounding, but also pleasure. Being open to the wounds of life means also being open to the bounty and beauty. Don’t mask or deny your vulnerability: it is your greatest asset. Be vulnerable: quake and shake in your…

“Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water is to burning metal; it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys it” (the words of Eliza Tabor- the novelist).

I know a thing or two about being disappointed- been there, done that, got the T-shirt, as I’m sure you have too…

Take a step back…

For someone who is living out her 41st year of existence, I believe I have something to say about this. Societal expectations, peer pressure, the need to live life on a linear and logical path are some of the factors that place pressure on us as…

In the quest to being more attuned…

I love poems, especially when they are musings about life. It is the way words are captured and expressed so poignantly that makes me a fan of poems.

I shared The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer on my blog last year, as the…

Oh my! I’ve got a lot of things going on in my head at this moment and I’m typing this post asking myself, where do I start, which of these ponderings do I share with you? Eventually, I’m settling on sharing some incredible insights I got this year- the ones…

Eniola Waide

Fancies tea, certified bookworm, green smoothie lover, loves to sleep, writes essays about life’s challenges on www.allthingsgoingsouth.com

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