The Unescapable February Days

I don’t know if you are familiar with this feeling, but February days are for me, in general, very gloomy. And even the fact that it’s sunny outside usually isn’t helping. It is freezing, literally, for several weeks, the spring is within the reach of our arms, yet it feels so distant, after all those…

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Meditation: The Spring Is in the Air

No, I haven’t got crazy. It’s about 30 centimeters of snow outside and I am daydreaming about the spring? That is right. And I can tell you why!

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Kindness Is the Key

I used to be ashamed of my kindness and compassion. How silly, right? I know. But in a world of opportunists and capitalists, how could be kindness and compassion seen as a virtue? For a long time, I saw it as a flaw, thinking – maybe if I wouldn’t be that kind to everyone, I would have got myself further. Now I know that the life without kindness is no life at all. And we, who are kind to others, to the living world around us and to ourselves, we must cherish this quality of ours as a golden treasure.

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Positive Diary #29 – This healthy body of mine

Today, in that long second of my fall, when my whole life flashed before my eyes, I realized how fragile and resilient at the same time this body is. And that I cannot take it as granted anymore.

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Positive Diary #28 – Friends who came and friends who left

The journey of two friends can bifurcate, we meet new people, sometimes we simply live on a different kind of life and the friendship starts to shrink. From best friends to friends, from friends to acquaintances and from acquaintances to strangers we once used to know. Then what?

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Positive Diary #27 – The Leap of Faith

As we are returning from our daytrip to Krkonoše and I stare outside the window of our car, I cannot help myself but smiling.

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That Old Song

I don’t know much about writing English poetry. But I went with the same recipe as when writing a Czech poem. I just felt it.

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Positive Diary #26 – Having a decent job

19th January – On a super stressful day, when tasks won’t stop coming and I cannot wait to be five P. M., I love to complain. About the workload, about other teams, about my colleagues and bosses. But I tried to stop today and realize how lucky I am for working in such a decent…

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Positive Diary #25 – Meeting with friends

We have to appreciate and nurture every moment and every opportunity to see our loved ones which we get. Today, I am profoundly greateful for my friends and for being able to meet my all time favorite and oldest friend

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Positive Diary #24 – Seemingly intact nature’s cycles

When the winter came, I was carefully optimistic. After such a year of brilliant cyclic beauty of Mother Nature’s gifts, is it, maybe, possible we will get to see some snow in the winter again?

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