Asking ourselves the right questions can help us get to know ourselves & others.
Resulting in a more intimate relationship with them & us.
Fiona Apple's first album after 8 years was a way for her to process her life. It was an outlet through which we took control over that which she always felt was never hers to control--the process itself. And through rediscovering herself, she not only comes to terms with her story, she celebrates it.
Ever since his diagnosis, Michael J. Fox became the unofficial spokesperson for Parkinson's disease, or rather, the fight for a cure. For the adored actor though, it is through understanding his illness has he come to understand his life. And after 30 years of having lived with it, he believes life isn't about optimism. It's about gratitude.
Forough Forrokhzad was an infamous poet whose words have shocked and shunned at a time when sexual liberation from a woman's perspective was seen as a crime. Yet for Forrokhzad, her words were her liberation. Her poetry the doorway to freedom through which she entered at the expense of everything, even her son.