Solutions to First World Problems

First World Problems     According to Wikipedia : FWP is a slang term used to refer to issues in First World nations that are complained about only because of the absence of more pressing concerns. The term “First World problem” first appeared in 1979 in G.K. Payne’s work Built Environment but gained recognition as an internet meme beginning in 2005, particularly on social networking sites like … Continue reading Solutions to First World Problems

The Body is a Resonance Chamber and we live in a Universe of Sound. Can you feel it?

  “The Polar Music Prize 2015 is awarded to percussionist Evelyn Glennie from Aberdeen, Scotland. Evelyn Glennie, who has been deaf since the age of twelve, has a mission to teach the world to listen. She has widened our understanding of what music is and shown us that listening is only partly to do with our ears. Everyone, whatever their physical circumstances, can perceive and perform … Continue reading The Body is a Resonance Chamber and we live in a Universe of Sound. Can you feel it?

Home is where One starts from !

     Four Quartets is a set of four poems written by T. S. Eliot that were published individually over a six-year period. The first poem,Burnt Norton, was written and published with a collection of his early works following the production of Eliot’s play Murder in the Cathedral. After a few years, Eliot composed the other three poems, East Coker, The Dry Salvages, and Little Gidding, which were written during World War II and … Continue reading Home is where One starts from !

Voo on the other side

VOO , the Golden Cat and his brother Doo were born in my closet in the summer of 2010. Voo was a talking cat. I understood that he was communicating with me and I know he knew I understood. We winked each others for acknowledgement. 😉 Street smart as he was, bigger forces (cars) made their presence felt and Voo went on the other side. From 25.02.2013 VooDoo Brothers got new … Continue reading Voo on the other side

Sufi Whirling Dance

*image from a Turkish Ceremony “All over the world, children like to twirl, to whirl, and naturally the parents will stop them: “Don’t do that, you may get dizzy. You may fall, you may hurt yourself.” But all over the world, children enjoy it. And it was from seeing children enjoying whirling that Jalaluddin Rumi got the idea that there must be something… because whenever you … Continue reading Sufi Whirling Dance

Nu lasa viitorul sa-ti strice linistea. Daca va fi nevoie, il vei infrunta cu aceleasi arme ale ratiunii cu care lupti astazi impotriva prezentului. (Marcus Aurelius Antoninus )

                          Scoica “M-am ascuns într-o scoică,pe fundul mării, Dar am uitat în care. Zilnic mă cobor în adânc Şi strecor marea printre degete, Să dau de mine. Uneori mă gândesc Că m-a mâncat un peşte uriaş Şi eu îl caut acum pretutindeni Să-l ajut să mă înghită tot. Fundul mării mă atrage şi … Continue reading Nu lasa viitorul sa-ti strice linistea. Daca va fi nevoie, il vei infrunta cu aceleasi arme ale ratiunii cu care lupti astazi impotriva prezentului. (Marcus Aurelius Antoninus )

Shake us out of the heavy deep sleep

Biophilia is the musical project and eighth full-length studio album by Icelandic singer Björk.[4][5] The album was released on 10 October 2011[6] over four years after her previous studio album, Volta (2007).[7]  The album is “partly recorded” on an iPad and, as well as a standard CD release,[8] will be released in the form of a series of apps.[9]Biophilia will be the world’s “first app album” in collaboration with Apple.[10] Björk has described the project as a multimedia collection “encompassing … Continue reading Shake us out of the heavy deep sleep

Wholehearted

  “How do we learn to embrace our vulnerabilities and imperfections so that we can engage in our lives from a place of authenticity and worthiness? How do we cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection that we need to recognize that we are enough – that we are worthy of love, belonging, and joy?  ” Brene Brown has spent the past ten years studying vulnerability, courage, … Continue reading Wholehearted