On being grateful for the weirdest things.

Maybe not at the time did I feel grateful, especially while it was happening, but now in retrospect I can see how I dodged plenty a bullet and I’m able to thank, who knows who, for all those experiences that one might tag as unfortunate. I, on the other hand, see how those things had […]

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Nothing happens for a reason.

I used to have this naïve idea that everything happened for a reason. Yet, after much thought, many bumps on the road, the harsh, or maybe not so much, reality is that things just happen, good and bad, and there is no hidden reason.

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Another year rushing to its end.

Wait, but it’s still November! You may gasp, but time goes faster as you add-on years. Life conspires to start gaining momentum when you wish it didn’t. When you are young you can’t wait to be old enough to drink, to go off on your own, to finish college, to start making a good living […]

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Procrastination: Why you should stop!

As most people, my to do list resembles more and more a roll of toilet paper. The list of things to get done becomes endless and only gets worse the longer I postpone. The anguish and stress that accompany this habit should have taught me a lesson, but although I promise myself to do things […]

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When happy pills are the answer.

  I never believed in “happy pills,” but was always curious as to whether they could actually make you feel eternally happy. My thoughts were, that since sadness and pain are part of life, we should endure it like everyone else. Yet, not everyone is the same and sometimes we need a little help when […]

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Dreams and nightmares; tools to improve your life.

A lot has been written about nightmares and dreams, but I have my own humble opinion. I can only speak from my own experience and from what I’ve read that’s made most sense to me. ‘One of Freud’s more important discoveries is that emotions buried in the unconscious surface in disguised form during dreaming, and […]

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