There are some things you don't get to choose in life: Parents Siblings Relatives Place you're born But there are other things we do get to choose: How to live life What we put in our body What we watch and read The type of career or job we pursue Our emotions and/or reactions toward something … Continue reading Choose wisely
We are often generous, kind, and caring with other people by spending time, empathizing, and even helping them find solutions to their problems, comforting them when things aren't working out as expected, or during harsh times such as breakups, getting laid-off from work, or simply failing at some basic life event. That's called being a … Continue reading Be your friend
All relationships are two-sided. This means that there's always a giver and a receiver, but this doesn't mean that the giver should always be the giver or the receiver should always be the receiver. In an effort for them to work properly, both sides must put a similar amount of effort. This goes from communication, … Continue reading It’s a two-way thing
The term best friends or anything similar is too fragile. People come and go. Some stay longer, some are there when you’re doing well and leave when you’re struggling. Of course these aren’t real best friends or friends at all. Some friends hang with you because they feel good around you, while others need something from … Continue reading Best friends
What do you care what people think? That’s a Richard Feynman’s book. But also today’s reality. You focus way too often and too much on what others think about you, what you’re doing, whether you and your friends are following each other on social media, and what not. The truth is that none of these … Continue reading Who cares anyway
So why did that happen? You ask your friend or family about a past event or issue. By which he or she responds, “let me tell you why”… little did you realize that this is only one side of the story and should be, “let me tell you my side of the story” instead. There … Continue reading My side of the story
We become like the five closest people we spend the most time with. We unconsciously inherit and develop habits and mindsets just like their. Do you like who you’re becoming? Next time you meet people, judge not them, but yourself. Ask several questions. Are these the friends I want to have? Do I want to spend … Continue reading Who are you becoming?
When we think about life, enjoyable and positive moments, we are most likely to think about friends and family. However, when we think about tough moments, most of us might think about (guess who...) us and only us. Most people keep the difficult moments to themselves, but I think that it should be the opposite.