I’m sorry. It’s the first thing I feel like saying, because I truly am. It’s the first time I ever stayed this long without posting – a whole month (and a few days). I could give you a hundred excuses, but they would be just that; excuses. I’m not entirely sure why I didn’t post
One year ago, on the first of July, 2015, I tried to deal with my raced heart as I pressed the button. It was silly, and I knew it, but I was actually nervous. I was making A Thousand Epiphanies go public.
You can. There’s no question about it. The only one who can stop you is, well, yourself. I know – everyone says that. But there’s something particularly true in what is timelessly repeated. It’s very easy to find excuses. I don’t want to hurt him. She will be mad at me. I will disappoint them. I will be judged for it. They won’t understand. I don’t know how. It’s all excuses. Stop this, right now. You can. And you should.
For the last few days (ok, let’s be honest here – for the past few months), I’ve been trying to define in one word what my 24 were about. It took a lot of internal debate, long night conversations with my inner selves and some retrospective reflections, but I think I came up with the ideal one: Honesty.
Brazil’s political situation is messy, confusing and far from being resolved. Here’s an explanation as to what is happening.
Maybe you already know them. Maybe you don’t (you probably have already heard at least a few). Either way, I decided to come up with a list compiling what I believe to be 10 of the best songs celebrating female strength and character.
I wrote this text about three months ago. I kept hesitating to publish it, though, because, as you will see, it is a very personal matter – well, it was not just that. What really stopped me from making this text public is the fact that what I admit in these lines shamed me.
North-American singer Josh Ritter has a beautiful song called Change of Time, of which I only know about because it was played in an episode of one of my favorite TV shows, The Blacklist. I was on the verge of tears when I heard it the first time, although the reason why is still somewhat
I am afraid. I wonder if you can see that. Sometimes, when the night is dark and I am alone, the fear comes and covers me like a shabby old blanket that I never wanted. Others, it manifests itself like a pill that got stuck in my throat and now scratches the esophagus, brings tears
Emma Watson is one of the women I admire the most. Like, in the whole planet. She found a way to live her passion, which is acting, since she was a child. Then, with what must have been a crazy schedule of filming and studying, she managed to graduate in English Literature at Brown University.