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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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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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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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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Magical thinking

Magical thinking When I was a child I thought I could change the world. It started with the desire and aspiration of solving my parents’ marital problems. I think it’s called magical thinking. I really believed that it was my fault that they didn’t see eye to eye, hence it was my responsibility to reconcile... read more »

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A key word: EMPATHY

Step outside of your tiny, little world. Step inside into a tiny, little world of somebody else. And then do it again, and do it again, and do it again. And suddenly all these tiny, little worlds, they come together in this complex web. And they build a big, complex world. (S. Richards) Empathy in... read more »

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Doers and Believers

None of us knows how much time we’ve got left and very few of us know how to make every moment count. I know it sounds depressing but let’s try to turn these words into something good and start making wise choices. It’s impossible to do it all the time, we can’t live without our little indulgences,... read more »

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Dreams do come true

Today I’m going to write about a very special friend of mine, whose determination managed to turn reality into a dream. Michal is one of the nicest people I know. He’s younger than me, yet there are so many things I could learn from him. I guess it’s not a reason for me to be... read more »

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