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Feeling Inadequate? Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

I once watched an Oprah show where one of the guests was a brilliant little 7-year old who had raised an incredible amount of money for a good cause he was passionate about. 860 more words

The Young Professional

Whiskey + a Sentence

I am taking a break from my more or less ‘careful re-re-re-re-reading” of Freud’s Three Essays: I am enjoying a few snaps of the most delicious, Chicago distilled… 111 more words


“the phobia ensures a repression of opportunity,..of..exchange.” – Adam Phillips, On Balance


Sen bana ben sana benzersek ne olur.

Farklılıkları kabul etmek. En medeni duruşumuz, şehirli taytımız, kadehli tavrımız bu.

Beyaz donlu, siyah çarşaflı, afedersiniz-ermeni, galiba-kürt, kesin-eşcinsel, imam-hatipli, dinsiz, hadsiz. Hepsine karşı anlayışımız, cömert kabulümüz var değil mi? 268 more words

Serdar-ı Ekrem

Lesson #78: Get a bit bored sometimes

After work the other day, I was chatting with some colleagues about how, between iPhones, YouTube, and Snapchat, “kids these days” don’t really have a chance to get bored. 407 more words

100 Lessons

Adam Phillips on starting to write his first book

“Of course, I had no idea how to write a book. I had never had any desire to be a writer. I wanted to be a reader.

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