• How can I not be myself?

    … an answer of mine to this Quora question If it were possible the way to not be yourself is to be born again, but if you are born in the same family and same historical period and same social class and so on you could end up being the same person all over again. So […]

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  • Rich people love sociopaths

    The best of the best never lean back, and this is wrong. Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination […]

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  • 12 tips on beauty

    12 tips on beauty “The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.” — Coco Chanel It is a commonplace now the knowledge that beautiful people have more advantages in life than “the others”. There are no ugly people, but still beauty can be, and will always be, put on a scale and […]

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  • Happiness = Reality — Expectations?

    This is the formula of happiness. No go be happy! Just kidding … (a rebooted response) It is exactly this line of thinking that, in my opinion, underpins unhappiness, said Alex Schiff in an article. But it does sound believable right? Happiness = Reality — Expectations. After all we’re our biggest enemies in the race to happy-land. Isn’t it […]

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  • How to avoid the Stockholm syndrome

    Two responses stitched together Empathy. The beloved of peace makers. It means according to Google: the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. In her recent new Medium hit, Emma Lindsay writes: there is no way for you to know what another person is feeling. I have seen this idea in many other situations dealing […]

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  • How to handle time

    “Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor playerThat struts and frets his hour upon the stage,And then is heard no more. It is a taleTold by an idiot, full of sound and fury,Signifying nothing.” Macbeth, W. S. Live in the present. Think of the future. Learn from the past. We humans do not have monolithic existences. […]

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  • Here is how to be your best self

    This time in lyrics and more. Control yourself but neverDeny yourself. Loose yourself butProtect yourself. Apply yourself don’tDo it yourself. Touch yourself butKeep it to yourself. Grab yourself andSave yourself. Be yourself butSuit yourself. Work with yourself toExpress yourself. Contain yourself but don’tKick yourself. Top yourself but don’tFuck yourself. Validate yourself but don’tPraise yourself. Push […]

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  • Loose the FIMO

    Fear of missing out is just not worth it. The cost of missed opportunities in the current shape of the world is not as high as we think it is. Think about it. We live in a highly secular society, most of us free of the fear inflicted by eternal consequences. This being a given […]

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