Chasing Firsts

Enjoying things is a tricky business. You have to teach yourself how and choose what you enjoy – or you will be left with chasing firsts.

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You only hear the advice you don’t need

We were in the middle of a translation and the word ‘Izland’ came up. As a native Hungarian I knew it meant the country ‘Iceland’ and moved on without a second thought. Continue reading “You only hear the advice you don’t need”

It’s not the “gold” that makes a gold digger. It’s the “digging”

It’s not the wealth gap that makes a “gold digging” marriage objectionable. It is the intention behind it. And this intention is the same for lower net worth couples, and even poor ones: aiming at a better life by means of marriage.
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The Price of Not Creating Your Own Identity

The vast majority of people would agree that identity and sense of purpose are hard work so you’d rather drift with prefabricated life roles and it’s as good as the real thing because everyone else is doing it, anyway.

But there is a catch. It will kill you.

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