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New Year’s resolutions

Happy New year, everyone! Let’s look at it as a perfectly designed blank page, so be careful not to spoil its beauty and this year fill it only with positive thinking, optimism and dreams that come true! May you be happy the whole year through! Any New Year’s resolutions? A healthy diet, losing weight, saving money,... read more »

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Christmas

What is the best gift you can give yourself for Christmas? Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. We spend it with our families, people we don’t need to ask for love and support, cause we know we already have it. These days bring out the best in us, we forgive the... read more »

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Placebo. For those about to get better…

we salute you! :) And now, all you rockstars, a special gift from me to you: TASK 1 Decide whether it’s true or false: “Every day, in every way, I’m getting better and better”. There’s a myriad of essays, books and articles about motivation, hundreds of brilliant quotes I could use here, this sentence, however,... read more »

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Challenge

Now that I have come to terms with the fact that I will never be a millionaire, it’s time to look at things from a different perspective. ;) I’ve spent a big part of my life doing the same thing, teaching. Not that I complain, on the contrary, I’m keen on working with people, I’ve... read more »

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1000000 ways to … be yourself

Being someone else could be very tempting. What would it be like to become diametrically different? The antithesis of what we really are? Would I make a good Wall Street shark? Could you be the most patient and conscientious teacher in the world? Or could your grandma be the provider for the family earning as... read more »

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Brooklyn Bridge

A while ago we switched to the winter time which is supposed to help you wake up in the morning without the feeling of being punished for some wrongdoing.  You get up, take a shower, put on makeup without the need to switch all the lights on, you’re bright and breezy, and eager to go to... read more »

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The horror

Some of us enjoy watching horror films. The nail-biting films, scary stories told at the campfire, or stories written by Edgar Allan Poe are very popular among teenagers and adults. Have you ever wondered why? Some time ago I went with my friends to a cafe, to gossip a bit. I don’t know how, or why,... read more »

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Being different – Kudos to Tim Cook

Tim Cook’s confession sparks controversy. Why is sexuality still a taboo subject? I still remember the look on some people’s faces when I told them about the subject of my MA thesis. It was ‘AIDS in American literature written by gay men’. Now, when I look at it, I see that the title could have... read more »

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Trick or scream! Halloween in Poland

What is Halloween? A lot of frightening fun and children playing trick or treat. The aim is to find the scariest and most recognisable costume, get as many sweets as possible, and stay up all night to meet all the monsters, vampires and demons. Halloween in Ireland It all began in about 1000AD when the... read more »

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My dreams take me back to New York

Today won’t be about exploring the recesses of human mind, nor will I analyse people’s behaviour at work. Today I want to reminisce a bit about my holidays in the most amazing city in the world. The city never sleeps …so why would you? I’m not trying to promote an unhealthy lifestyle, but NY attracts with... read more »

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