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”

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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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Sometimes others can see you better than you can see yourself. This is why

There are three layers to every story you tell: 1) the one you tell the world, 2) the one you don’t tell the world, and 3) the one you don’t even tell yourself. And this is why sometimes others see you better than you can see yourself.

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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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Clockwork Humans

There are people who used to be present when they were young. Maybe they even used to be your friends. But now they are gone, disappeared, missing. They are physically there but they are running The Program. I call them washing machine people – or clockwork humans.

They keep committing the suicide of the soul and keep pushing it onto you. Here is why.   Continue reading “Clockwork Humans”