Does life become boring once you are a mother ?

Does life become boring once you are a mother ?

'Life swings like a pendulum – backward and forward between pain and boredom.” Wrote our beloved German poodle-lover: Schopenhauer. At the center of this depressing picture is desire. Your feelings of desire will lead either to suffering, if they are not fulfilled, or boredom, once they have been fulfilled. This sentence actually goes further: it [...]

Damn! I am an adult

Damn! I am an adult

I am watching my younger colleagues strolling down the corridors, with their tight pores, their naturally high cheekbones, their sparks in their eyes. I am realizing that there can be an attempt to slow down the ravages of time with some Botox and fillers. But the vivid light coming from the eyes can never be [...]

I hated being pregnant

I hated being pregnant

“Who am I?” and “Who do I want to be?” were, for me, questions that weighed heavily on me before, during, and after pregnancy.  I celebrated the coming of the last New Year by crying because I had stumbled upon the following words in my reading of Nietzsche: “become who you are”. I was dramatically [...]

What is Agile?

What is Agile?

I squirmed around, trying to find a comfortable sitting position at the conference that I had organized for my company. My belly was sticking out to some degree and the fat in my butt was nicely wrapped around my seat. I was at that inelegantly confusing stage of pregnancy, where the first thing I wanted [...]