Shaping identity

Having a child makes you a mother. Being someone’s child makes you a daughter or a son. Having a sibling makes you a sister or a brother. Certain identities are clearly defined, fixed and irreversible, while others are fluid and constantly evolving. We forge our identity largely based on existing frameworks to claim our place in society and experience a sense of belonging. At what point does one identity begin to take over another? Shaping identity

On happiness

Happiness is something humans endlessly seek within their lives. Whether it is the rush of buying something new or the release of dopamine triggered by incoming mail, we all seek instant gratification at one point or another to help us feel good. But long-term, lasting happiness does not come easily. It is also entirely unreliable and can disappear or melt away at any given moment, without warning. Chasing happiness is a tiring process to endure with no guarantee that one will ever find it. On happiness