Quora Question: How should I gain my self esteem back?

Quora.com Question: How should I gain my self esteem back? Last 2 months I got rejection every scholarship and job which I applied and I kinda feel loser and it kinda leads to depression. Before that, I had a wonderful year which I won two scholarships and felt very confident but suddenly things didn’t work … More Quora Question: How should I gain my self esteem back?

Tender loving self-care – or how to keep your own fur glossy

A few years ago I was walking downtown Bucharest with a colleague from the private school where we were both teaching English as a Second Language. We were taking in the sites and, because it was a very hot summer afternoon, we chose the terrace of a small bistro to sit and have a cool … More Tender loving self-care – or how to keep your own fur glossy

Affirmations not working? Try saying them to your inner child!

Some people swear by affirmations. They credit them with their success, with shifting attitudes, moods and lifestyles. They do seem like a good idea: repeating something over and over and over, until SOMETHING inside of you starts to believe what you are saying and then… gets to work on it. The thing is… that never … More Affirmations not working? Try saying them to your inner child!

When intuition calls: how to follow the whispers of your inner knowingness

In my early twenties I found myself in the emergency room of a large – and very reputable – Los Angeles hospital. Even though I was young and relatively healthy, I found myself struck with a host of strange physical symptoms: I had numbness in my hands, tingling in my legs, headaches and a general … More When intuition calls: how to follow the whispers of your inner knowingness

When sadness strikes out of the blue: or how to deal with a case of the pre-emptive blues

When my son was very little and didn’t have much awareness about his surroundings, he wasn’t afraid of going to the doctor. That was before the age of, say, one. This is not to say that in his first twelve months of life he wasn’t feeling scared in certain environments or of certain people – … More When sadness strikes out of the blue: or how to deal with a case of the pre-emptive blues