Recent Posts by shirleymaya

The Art of Living with Fear

My eyes closed as the wheels began to move the plane backward. I focused on my breath. “What are you afraid of?” I said to myself, “You have been to more dangerous countries. Not to mention, people have made this same trek to lands unknown without your giant travel guide! Chill, darling.” This was the scariest ...

The New Fearless

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Hello everyone, It is with great pleasure that I welcome all of you to my newly revamped blog. Same address. Different look. New logo. What do you all think about it? Please do write to me and share your thoughts. I would love to read them. This blog’s transformation mirrors my own in some ways. If you have been ...

My Fearless Second Post for Huffington Post

Huff Post UK has published my second article. This marks another fearless milestone in my humble blogging career. The article is entitled, TO THE ONE I LOVE.  This post is a very personal "welcome back to writing" for me. I sincerely hope it stays productively that way for a long time to come.  This whole Summer has just been ...

Fearless Lou Gehrig and ALS

By now, everyone around the world knows about the "Ice bucket challenge" in support of ALS.  If you like, you can read more about the origin of the Ice Bucket Challenge here. I am sure many of you have laughed at the videos of celebrities getting splashed with ice and water. Some of us have prayed that no one nominates ...

Expectations Vs. Love

We all have expectations.  Usually, we have more expectations of our closest and dearest than those we work with. This is where it gets messy and hurtful. From parents to kids, to husbands and wives, GFs and BFs, siblings, colleagues, friends and etc. The list goes on.  We expect our kids to do their share of work in ...

Suicide: Jumping off the ledge

Yesterday afternoon I witnessed something very shocking. While having lunch with my parents and sisters at one of our fave restaurants in a residential mall, we were interrupted by a cacophony of shouts and confusion. Initially, we thought there was a celebrity in the building, and people were excited. However, when I looked through the window ...

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