Why we fail at communication

Because we don’t listen. If we listen, things turn around very dramatically (this goes for both sides of course). Another thing I’ve failed many, many times. 🤦 Listening is very important, not just to please the other person, but for you as well, to learn something. This is actually a little note to myself, but … Read more

How to express yourself to be understood

Many of us can find it really challenging to express ourselves in a right way from time to time. Thankfully, we already invented the internet, which is full of articles, comics, talks, videos and other stuff we can use to help us or others with this. Books are also a great source. But the best … Read more

The bright side of depression

Depression is not the same as being sad for the whole day or being melancholic, apathetic for day or two. Depression lasts longer. It’s another place you don’t want to be. But it can be good for you. I’ve been there, many times. I wish I could say that it became easier over the years. … Read more

How to lose weight super fast

The fastest way to lose weight is simply by not eating any food at all. No-brainer, right? This is where this post could end. But I have a few more words to add. There are some less drastic and healthy options to lose and maintain weight at the same time. It can be done by … Read more

Your weakness can be a strength too

Many things in life depend on our point of view. The way we see them and the way we feel them. The world is as it is. Situations are as they are. People are as they are. You are as you are. Your strengths are your strengths and your weaknesses are your weaknesses. But you … Read more

Nothing comes from nothing

You’ve probably heard this one: “It’s easier for you than it is for me“. It’s a matter of perspective. Something that looks easy to you, might be very difficult for somebody else. And vice versa. You can try to walk in another person’s shoe and you’d still be able to see the same situation only … Read more

The art of setting boundaries

How to stay true to yourself and be approachable to others too? The balance is what I’m talking about. Something I’m still learning. You can try as hard as you can, but sometimes things just don’t work out. One time you’ll please yourself and another time somebody else. Sometimes you can even do both, but … Read more

Why stress is good

It’s amazing what a simple change in the way we think can do. I would also recommend her book, The Upside of Stress. Now go out and get excited about the next thing you’re afraid of, but you’re still going to do it. 🙂 It doesn’t have to be skydiving. For some this means going … Read more