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Slow down and evolve

Evolution is one of those things I can imagine when I see the progression as a diagram, but I’ve often pondered its pace and cause.

I imagine it is similar to my own mental growth: a new thought pattern is prioritized, I pursue it actively in my mind, and eventually it becomes me. At least, that is how I would like to be.

When I return home from a particularly bright day, everything is near-black. I stare through the murky grays and slowly things I recognize come into focus. It happens slowly, as the fog of darkness lifts.

I am constantly experiencing a similar adjustment with my habits and self evolution. I adjust to new living situations, friends, projects, dreams, cricks, and so on, each becoming part of me and therefore invisible. Each day is colored by those previous, each thought colored by our experiences. Continue reading Slow down and evolve

Photos from Portugal

For work, I travelled to Portugal from the 11th to 18th of April.

I have always been bad about taking pictures on trips like this, mostly because I don’t want to miss the present moment fiddling with my phone.

When a view moves me, I want to be present with it. I want to let the light dance over my own retinas and to enjoy the bubbling feeling the moment creates inside of me.

Then I get home and I wish I had more photos.

For this trip, I tried to find a balance between the two.

Continue reading Photos from Portugal