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  • The Two Most Important Types of People You Should Keep In Your Life

    The Two Most Important Types of People You Should Keep In Your Life

    She told me her friends thought I was weird too. ‘Why do you keep sitting next to me?’ she asked after that. Er, ’cause we’re… friends? I tried to explain that everything I did with her meant that we had a close friendship. She said I was thinking too much. ‘To me,’ she said, ‘you […]

  • Three Eating Disorders Later

    Three Eating Disorders Later

    ‘There are ants on your underwear,’ my mother told me. I didn’t believe her, so I went to have a look. The next morning I was in an armchair in front of a doctor. He passed me a small canister. ‘Little girl, can you fill this up with your urine?’ I did, then handed the […]

  • Why build something new when the old is working just fine?

    Why build something new when the old is working just fine?

    The decoration in a restaurant that has past its time, but is there because the owner thinks ‘there’s nothing wrong with it.’ A textbook that has not been revised since its first edition, because ‘the logic is still the same.’ The old rugs with dust stains in a store still being sold for its original […]

  • ‘You’re fired.’

    ‘You’re fired.’

    When you are fired where will you go? What will you do? I know you don’t want to think about it, but you should. Your company loves you, but not enough. They won’t keep you if they think you are making them lose money. Like this guy who lost his $14,000/month job. I don’t know […]

  • How to be happy

    How to be happy

    When I was 24, being happy meant meeting new people. I was sad and stuck. I had two close friends. They both left me that year. Rumors were spreading about me from a group of people. I felt less of a human. For two people to leave me at once… I am probably not such […]

  • When you try to please everyone

    When you try to please everyone

    ‘You can’t.’ ‘But I want to.’ I was losing the fight. ‘Let me do this in a way nobody gets hurt,’ I told her. She told me I couldn’t. ‘You can’t control everything in your life,’ she said, ‘someone will get hurt.’ But I desperately wanted to. ‘What if I say it this way?’ ‘No. […]

  • How to Be a New Magician

    How to Be a New Magician

    We all want to be valued, sought after and paid well. But how? Once upon a time, there was an easy answer: go to school, get a job at a big company and keep climbing up. For around two decades when people discovered this route, it worked. Like magic, everyone who used this path achieved […]

  • What to do with the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)

    What to do with the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)

    I want to be rich, travel the world, start a business, meet interesting people, work on cool projects, run a cozy hostel in the middle of nowhere, start a restaurant, start a hotel, become a film director, become a speaker, run an Airbnb, be an Instagram star, start a Youtube channel, start my own makeup […]

  • A slow but simple way to make a good living

    A slow but simple way to make a good living

    If you have no money or no idea to start a business or to become the next Facebook, here’s how you can still make a lot of money: With only you and your computer, you can become a millionaire one day, if you want to. I’m not kidding. How: Provide a service people need. But […]

  • Reputation or Money

    Reputation or Money

    A quote by Warren Buffet: If you lose money for the firm I will be understanding. If you lose reputation I will be ruthless. When you have no money you assume that money is more important. What would you need a good reputation for if you cannot even feed yourself? A good reputation is for […]