To be healthy and functional, we need to be able to connect with all of our emotions, the positive and the negative, and to listen to the lessons of both.
As a traveler, my adventures with language barriers taught me a lot about the most important skill in any relationship: how to communicate without words.
In our search for connection, you can take the “safer” road or the riskier one. I learned the hard way that only one can lead to true freedom and happiness.
I was fresh off a failed marriage, a new immigrant in America overwhelmed by stress and doubts. It all changed when I rediscovered art, and with it, myself.