Comfort Zone

A few days ago I was watching a documentary on TV about a post-office of Great Britain stationed at the north of Antarctica where the postal workers and penguins live side by side during the summer months. The documentary was more focused on these Gentoo penguins. It detailed their mating cycle, how they struggle to…

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What’s the problem?

Yesterday evening during dinner, my wife and I had a brief dispute regarding her reluctance to get on the scale because she is certain that whatever she’ll see on the screen wouldn’t not be good. I should have, in hindsight, just shut my mouth and continue having a pleasant dinner. But nooooo, I had to…

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The Comparison Trap

Stephen Hawking passed away last week. When he was diagnosed with ALS at the age of 21, doctors expected him to live only a few more years. He died at the age of 76. According to many he was the smartest scientists since Einstein, and made valuable contributions to theoretical physics and cosmology. What is…

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Kindness

Let’s admit it: it’s an extremely frustrating world. We’re experiencing a constant stream of news that makes us sad, angry, incredulous. In our daily lives we meet people or experience events that make our blood boil. Especially in a metropolis the circumstances are even harder: the hustle and bustle of the city, traffic, crowded streets…

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