We can make it better

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Most of us are, one way or another moving towards something and away from something else   I want to become a doctor, a professional, a manager, a director, I want to have a family, I want to own a house etc. all this making me go away from where I am now to the […]

On laughter and being an expat

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For quite some time now i have been living with expats, and for the past 2,5 years I myself have been experiencing 2 different countries (Germany and Holland), currently living in Holland. What I noticed is that being an expat sounds great, exciting and adventurous at first, but after the first couple of weeks, the magic […]

Free will. Free from what?

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Free will has always been debated by philosophers all across history. But first, let’s dissect and see what this is all about. Will, refers to a property of the mind, and an attribute of acts intentionally committed. Actions made according to a person’s will are called “willing” or “voluntary” and sometimes pejoratively “willful” or “at will”. So will […]

Am I my problems?

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What makes it so hard to touch what we call “our deepest” feelings/thoughts”? To take a look at them, to be with them, to acknowledge them, to write them down or to talk about them? I see that it is because they are the main pieces of who we (think we) are. Yes, that’s right. […]

I want to improve myself

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Self improvement is a fallacy.  By looking closer at it, we see that it is actually a contradiction: “I want to improve myself”. How can this be real? The same “I” at the beginning of the sentence (that supposedly has something to offer) wants to or tries to improve the same “I” or “self” at […]

On Fear

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There have been and probably will be so many discussions around the topic of Fear, and some of the articles I see around this topic are mainly trying to re-frame it into something positive (assuming it originally is negative). For example, I am afraid of public speaking, therefore I should use this fear as fuel, energy […]