Why write letters, and why they might help you too.
It wasn’t until I went on my own journey trying to reach “home” until I realised that I lived depersonalized, was often alienated among friends and family and was neglecting my basic human need for being understood and received.
Writing letters “To Dali” is me reaching out for contact with other people but also connecting with my core. “My Universe” It is part of Malwina taking care of Malwina. Learning about and recognizing Malwina’s needs, for a change.
I spent most of my life entering other people’s worlds especially when they are living with dementia. I had to adjust and become a part of who THEY are, but not who I really am.
I, therefore, felt the need to express my own world and use creativity in writing to understand for myself the link and importance between people living with dementia or not,
Communication is an important part of the journey but our own recognition of how dementia-like we all can be (somewhat demented) and how that can actually be a positive state to be in touch with.
Life is a lot more interesting and becomes a true art when we are able to recognise in ourselves our own social, cultural and domestic programming.
I learned this from the Toltec people and it changed my perspectives on life.
My hope is that you can read my letters without judging me and recognise something in yourself that can help you arrive ‘Home’.