To be Awake

To be awake is a state of being that varies in view from one person to another. For one, it is the physical process of having eyes open right after sleep ends. For another, it is to be aware of every sensory stimulus and be present. One can also say that it is a state…

Plenty Moving Shadows and One is Still

As we grow up in our environment and we see the same people everyday, from family to classmates to neighbors. As kids we would think that those people will stay with us for the rest of our life; plus adding new ones here and there. Little did we know that life moves on and our…

Do Not Panic

Life in every single individual has its ups and downs. There is no way a human being would come to this world and leave it without having any type of hardship no matter how big or small it is. If hardship is inevitable, then how come some people seem like they have never encountered it…

My Syria سوريّتي Ma Syrie

سوريّتي الحبيبة, أنا لم أنساكي فما زلتي في قلبي تدفقين في كلٌ شراييني. كل حينٍ والآخر أحسب نفسي فيكي, لكن الواقع يأتي ليلطم وجهي بصفعةً قوية قائلاً: لا تحلمي!! أصبحتي كالحلم يا سوريّتي, فلم أعد أراكي إلّا في الأحلام اليقظة أو أحلام النوم. و إن كنت حلماً بالفعل, فما أحلى الأحلام. لا أريد أي إنسان…

What is Good?

What is good? According to google dictionary, there are multiple definitions for this word depending on its proposition in a sentence. Generally, most of the definitions describe good as something wanted, righteous, or even a pleasant feeling. However, my question here is. What determines if something is good or not? Is it a common sense…

Cognitive Dissonance

Mind and body should work cooperatively. If there is disagreement between those two, the owner will fall in a state of delusion. In psychology, when the behavior doesn’t match the character there is a term that defines it as cognitive dissonance. Cognitive: the root word is cognition which is originally comes from “cognitio” in Latin…