Before starting Urzela, I kept a personal blog site with reflections on the state of my world. Some of those articles are worth sharing here, as they are topical to the theme of transition. Click on titles to read more.
Our tendency is to defend ourselves against chaos, trying to reduce the impact of randomness on our lives. We try to adapt with rituals and beliefs that help us manage the challenges of our existence.
In literature, an unreliable narrator is one who is compromised. He or she is either deliberately deceptive or unintentionally misguided, forcing the reader to question the credibility of the storyteller. Either from ignorance or self-interest, this narrator speaks with a bias, makes mistakes, or even lies.
Transitions often don’t go well because we do not have a proper ending. But before an ending, you must have a reckoning, or a settling of accounts.
A weak signal is the first indicator of a change or an emerging issue that may become significant in the future. With the distractions of every day life and a lack of quiet attention, it’s easy to miss these signals in our own lives.
Life is the continuous möbius loop between the inner and outer world, between our deepest sense of who we are and what we project to others. Wherever we are, we can catch a glimpse of ‘the other side.’