I've added an article a while back about IQ (Coeficientul de inteligenta - IQ (Romanian)) and another one about EQ (INTELIGENTA EMOTIONALA (Romanian)) (both in Romanian unfortunately for those of you who speak only English 🙂 IQ stands for intelligence quotient. Supposedly, it is a score that tells one how “bright” a person is compared to… Continue reading What does an IQ of less than 105 mean for your child
Time is the most precious value we have. Time is the greatest equalizer of human beings. If we don’t ant to admit his and to treat time with respect then we will only have to lose. It doesn’t matter if you are rich or poor, healthy or sick, you will only have 24 hours a… Continue reading ARE YOU WASTING OR INVESTING YOUR TIME?
Depression is a serious illness that can affect the work power, family and social life of a person. This is why we don’t have to ignore it and hide it. It is important to know the symptoms, the causes and what possibilities we have to prevent it. Each one of us had at some point… Continue reading How to prevent depression
by Marlene Goldman In her introduction to this collection, Julia Creet asserts that “migration is a condition of memory,” and cites Pierre Nora’s lament that “we create sites of memory because we not longer have ‘real environments of memory’: stable geographic, generation environments in which memory resides . . .” Margaret Atwood’s historical novel Alias Grace is based… Continue reading Memory, Diaspora, Hysteria: Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace
Mono no aware (物の哀れ), literally "the pathos of things", and also translated as "an empathy toward things", or "a sensitivity to ephemera", is a Japanese term for the awareness of impermanence (無常, mujō), or transience of things, and both a transient gentle sadness (or wistfulness) (Wiki). The beauty of impermanence is in allowing some optimism over the… Continue reading The sadness of impermanence – Mono no aware
For the vast majority, loneliness is an inevitable and painful part of life. Do not spend your days thinking of happier times. Focus on the reality of your life here and now. It can be positive and healthy to embrace and explore your loneliness. Learning to be alone, and knowing how to cope with it,… Continue reading The art of coping with loneliness
“Maybe each human being lives in a unique world, a private world different from those inhabited and experienced by all other humans. If reality differs from person to person, can we speak of reality singular, or shouldn't we really be talking about plural realities? And if there are plural realities, are some more true (more… Continue reading “His reality is so different from ours”
King Lear is one of the greatest portrayals of ageing in Western literature. It explores the sense of uncertainty that can result from retirement, and the role-reversal that often comes with ageing, as the children become the parents. Throughout the play, Lear’s behaviour is changeable. At times he grows irrationally angry, while at others he… Continue reading Dementia – how does it feel to be uncertain about your wits in retirement?