Happiness Is Not Just a Chapter in Your Biography

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A year ago I interviewed several women for my PhD dissertation. I asked them about their families, love and happiness. One of them shared with me a story about her father. He was wise and very positive person. Every time when he spoke with his daughters he always asked one simple question, which not many people dare to ask – “Are you happy, my dear?”

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Unpopular Opinion: You Don’t Have to Forgive Just Yet

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From inspirational quotes to thoroughly researched articles, it’s pretty common advice to tell people to forgive, let it go and move on. It’s a piece of well-intentioned advice, but honestly, it’s much easier said than done.

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Forgiveness is a kind, humble act. It allows you to let go of resentment, anger and even vengeance. But it has to happen at the right time for each person; otherwise, it may even be counterproductive. Continue reading →

Tinder, instant gratification and why sex sucks

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We live in the age of instant gratification. Commodities are purchased and delivered within hours with money we haven’t earned yet. This might be fine for the free market, but is it just as good for the mental health?

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Dating apps and websites sound like a good idea, as people get more social. They are able to meet their potential significant other or experience an exciting hookup outside of their everyday circles. But I think something went terribly wrong.

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How Independent Should I Be?

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Today being independent is almost axiomatically considered to be one of the best qualities which anyone could have. Parents are proud with their independent children; managers promote their employees who take initiative independently.

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There is nothing new I can say about the independence, nevertheless…

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Should we blame fashion magazines for our low self esteem?

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While studying the female body image I realized one thing very clearly. Female mentality is way too often focused on finding imperfections.

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This is not always a bad thing; it is great that we try to achieve the best possible results in everything we do. We want to be the best mothers, the sexiest girlfriends, the most loving spouses… But you know what? It is impossible and the sooner we learn it, the better we will feel in our skin.

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Birds of A Feather

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During the last few months I have met some really interesting people who take brave decisions.

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I met some of them personally and some of them on internet, the important thing is that I try to be surrounded by impressive people who I admire. This is a part of my action plan for my personal growth and it is really exciting.

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