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Short list of Romanian authors you should read (part II)

We all want to lay in bed with a good book. Here are some Romanian authors to read as soon as possible. Check it out!

Short list of Romanian authors you should read (part III)

"I’ve said it before: Romanian authors are the best. Get to know the world of Mircea Cărtărescu, Simona Popescu and Ana Blandiana."

Shortlist of Romanian authors whose books you should consider reading (part I)

1. Mircea Eliade Firstly, I chose to mention Eliade. Why? Because, as a high-school student, I thought he was the most interesting Romanian author whose...

Crocheting – a peculiar and yet very useful hobby

Crochet is an activity which many people used to learn because the idea of creating their own textiles astonished them. You can learn it...

Confession: How did the virus come and ruin my entire summer?

You were supposed to be amazing, my dear summer. I was waiting for you with so much patience, I was craving for the rays...

Vienna – the capital of geniuses like Mozart and Beethoven

We know that travelling is not a nice activity to do in the middle of a pandemic, but since we are very optimistic guys...

Top 3 upcoming movies in 2020 and others worth checking out

Although the cinematography shows signs of a harsh uplifting, given the circumstances in which the crises has cruelly blocked the entire film industry, making...

Barefoot in the park

"Your mind knew that the chamber where your mirror was placed was a darkroom full of photos taken that summer when you had buried your hope along with all the wishes of yours."

What happened to “Tokyo 2020”? – Global pandemic situation

Curious about what happened in Tokyo this year? Check this out!

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Amae: 6 types of the Japanese concept of need and love

Amae is a concept found only in Japanese society and its meaning varies from one stage of life to another stage. In this article, I have explained this concept and its forms throughout many stages of life.

The people you surround yourself with, define the next 5 years of your life

“Stay among people for 40 days and you will either become one of them or vanish”. You will inevitability become like the people you are surrounded with. By choosing them carefully you also chose how your future will look like.

The Uncanny Valley, a fascinating psychological phenomenon

The uncanny valley is a psychological phenomenon, manifested as dread and fear when we face an entity appearing almost human, such as robots.

Comfort zone may kill your free spirit: 5 ways to get out of it

Staying in your comfort zone does not mean being in comfort, but risking to lose the chance to discover your true self! You are a wildflower, and the middy water that grew you might kill you! Look for a fresh puddle and don't be afraid of its size!

Here are 3 tips on how to find best reason to dream and live

Have you ever been worried that you cannot find your reason to live and dream? If you did so, you are not alone! Let me explain why!