Are you ready?

You were born into a society that comes with many pre-installed programs. One of which being “you need to be successful for people to like you.” It starts right at primary school, if not earlier. You immediately begin comparing your progress with the kid sitting next to you. “His writing is neater than mine, and she reads faster than I do. My parents will be … Continue reading Are you ready?

The Big 5-OH

Today I am turning 50. No joke, literally half a century. No wonder there are lots of things I have difficulty remembering. Well, most probably because some of them happened decades ago, laughing out loud. Throughout the years of my humble life on this beautiful earth, I am quite happy with my accomplishments, most important one being bringing a person, now a nice young man … Continue reading The Big 5-OH

Self-Respect or Social Approval?

Do you make your choices and decisions according to your own feelings, instincts, beliefs and thoughts or others’? If others’, such as your spouse, your family, your co-workers, your boss, or your friends, how can you be happy? Who is your master? Yourself! And no one else could decide for you. You can include your loved ones in your thought and decision process, and get … Continue reading Self-Respect or Social Approval?

Everything happens for a reason

You must have heard this saying/expression every once in a while, and I can see you rolling your eyes and say; “Yeah, yeah, yeah… What’s new?” I know you have heard of it, and I know you are skeptical about the whole idea. But I want you to put all your prejudice about it aside and just pretend you are hearing it for the first time. … Continue reading Everything happens for a reason