Red nails
Red painting
The color red is an intense color that is packed with emotion ranging from passionate,
intense love to anger and violence,
representing both cupid and the devil.
It is a hot, strong, stimulating color that represents excitement and energy.
Studies show that the color red can create physical effects such as elevated blood pressure,
enhanced libido, increased respiratory rates,
enhanced metabolism, increased enthusiasm,
higher levels of energy,
and increased confidence
Red is also assertive, daring, determined, energetic, powerful, enthusiastic, impulsive, exciting, and aggressive.
Red represents physical energy, lust, passion, and desire.
It symbolizes action, confidence, and courage.
The color red is linked to the most primitive physical, emotional, and financial needs of survival and self-preservation.

Well red it is today!


The Ego and the Soul

The Ego and the Soul

I have questioned this before ‘the ego or the soul’ and the effect social media has when it comes to this debate.
The discussion is that our generation is busy to matter online when in reality our power is within.
The soul .
But we can see that social media is only an extension of our natural traits as members of the human race.
Only it has the amazing power to project the image of ourselves,
or images we have created artistically to a global audience.

We are all creators exhibtionists and voyeurs, that is why social media is so successful,
but we should realise that social media has existed since the evolution of man womankind, cave paintings and basic jewellery, right through the centuries to the present-day when we get ready every day,
to live our day and so our lives.

We do our hair, apply cosmetics, pick our nicest outfit to wear,
one last look in the mirror to check that the image you want to present of yourself is ok.

Then you walk outside into the street,
into the first and most fundamental social media of all,
the public domain.

Where we all observe each other as we go about our daily lives, if you look good and feel good, then it is surely good for the soul …



After some time, you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and imprisoning a soul;
You learn that love does not equal sex,
and that company does not equal security,
and you start to learn….
That kisses are not contracts and gifts are not promises,
and you start to accept defeat with the head up high
and open eyes,
and you learn to build all roads on today,
because the terrain of tomorrow is too insecure for plans…
and the future has its own way of falling apart in half.

And you learn that if it’s too much
even the warmth of the sun can burn.

So you plant your own garden and embellish your own soul,
instead of waiting for someone to bring flowers to you.

And you learn that you can actually bear hardship,
that you are actually strong,
and you are actually worthy,
and you learn and learn…and so every day.

Over time you learn that being with someone
because they offer you a good future,
means that sooner or later you’ll want to return to your past.

Over time you comprehend that only who is capable
of loving you with your flaws, with no intention of changing you
can bring you all happiness.

Over time you learn that if you are with a person
only to accompany your own solitude,
irremediably you’ll end up wishing not to see them again.

Over time you learn that real friends are few
and whoever doesn’t fight for them, sooner or later,
will find himself surrounded only with false friendships.

Over time you learn that words spoken in moments of anger
continue hurting throughout a lifetime.

Over time you learn that everyone can apologize,
but forgiveness is an attribute solely of great souls.

Over time you comprehend that if you have hurt a friend harshly
it is very likely that your friendship will never be the same.

Over time you realize that despite being happy with your friends,
you cry for those you let go.

Over time you realize that every experience lived,
with each person, is unrepeatable.

Over time you realize that whoever humiliates
or scorns another human being, sooner or later
will suffer the same humiliations or scorn in tenfold.

Over time you learn to build your roads on today,
because the path of tomorrow doesn’t exist.

Over time you comprehend that rushing things or forcing them to happen
causes the finale to be different form expected.

Over time you realize that in fact the best was not the future,
but the moment you were living just that instant.

Over time you will see that even when you are happy with those around you,
you’ll yearn for those who walked away.

Over time you will learn to forgive or ask for forgiveness,
say you love, say you miss, say you need,
say you want to be friends, since before
a grave, it will no longer make sense.

But unfortunately, only over time…”

― Jorge Luis Borges