052 Being yourself

052 Being yourself

“I’m just about to start university and I’m kind of nervous. I just went there to enroll and I was all wobbly and noodly. On the other hand, I feel really confident around my friends because they keep me calm and it’s easier to relax when they are around. You...
026 I actually fear going home

026 I actually fear going home

“I think our love for life and our love for people makes us fear death, because it’s unknown. We’re craving to keep things. When travelling alone, you fear quite often. Like yesterday, I was walking alone in the evening. But really, fear is just in...
015 That was one of the worst times of my life.

015 That was one of the worst times of my life.

“A couple of years ago my son needed a lung transplant. I tried to offer him my own lungs but the doctor said they weren’t good enough. When they eventually opened up, his lungs were so bad that they had difficulty separating them from his ribs. That was...
008 My parents are not invincible heroes

008 My parents are not invincible heroes

“As I get older I begin to notice that perhaps my parents are not the invincible heroes that I once thought that they were. In fact, they’re normal humans as well. They have flaws, they make mistakes. They’re not invincible. They’re not omnipotent or omniscient....