Writing about well-being, self-care and psychology. Occassional poet and fiction writer. Based in Prague. Passionate about coffee, yoga, reading and Toastmasters. Native speaker of Czech, fluent in English (as a second language).
Love in the Time Of Turmoil
If you want a happy ending, it depends on where you stop the story. Orson Welles. I fell in love. I did not recognize the usual signs of emotional bedlam at first. There was a strong sense of surprise about it. We were nothing alike.
Two Red Flags for First Dates in Online Dating
There are a couple of things to remember when you are on your first date with someone you have met through an online dating application. The reason is that there is usually no substantial shared history and experience. In other words, the context of a relationship under everyday settings is lacking. There are the things to watch out for:
Lessons For Happiness From the Costa Rican Way of Life
Costa Rica has been named one of the happiest countries in the world, repeatedly. This has to do mostly with Costa Ricans (or Ticos) not stressing out about things the same way that most foreigners do. Costa Ricans have a very relaxed way of looking at life: