everyday things

It’s funny how right when I was feeling self-confident, full of energy, motivation and self-determination, life turned things around. I’ve been on a low lately, feeling pretty much depressed and not very up for doing everyday activities. My low self-esteem happened gradually and on three levels: physical, relational and sexual. Looking back at the period…

Read More Low self-esteem: is it me, is it luck or is it just the winter?

Content warning: use of psychedelics. I have this friend that I met a while ago, who I’ve been seeing for coffees and catch-ups from time to time. Our friendship evolved in a natural, relaxed way. Being away regularly helped with that. Even if we have different backgrounds, we seem to have faced quite a lot…

Read More Neither a friend nor a lover: the uncertainty of a platonic relationship

I’m at a festival and the place is full of topless men. I enjoy the music a lot and I’m trying to let go and have fun with it. I keep getting distracted by these beautiful bodies. I see all these men around me savouring the attention, it feels as if they put all this…

Read More Why I started working out more often (and what I learned in the process)

It’s Sunday and I’m sitting in our garden, right outside our home, in my village in Greece. I have a whining dog next to me who’s constantly seeking attention. I just had lunch and I’m now having a coffee. I have my phone in my hands and the Kindle on the table. I’m wondering what…

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