When a stranger asks “Where are you from?”

When a stranger asks “Where are you from?” the question makes me tense and uncomfortable. I am not ashamed of my origin. I love my home country – Latvia – with its untamed wild nature, fragrant pine forests, full of pure unpolluted oxygen, and beautiful little lakes that provide a perfect place to chill on … Continue reading

Why Friendship is Served Cold

“I remembered the fox. One runs the risk of crying a bit if one allows oneself to be tamed.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince People regularly talk about the importance of first love, but often underestimate the value of first, and long-lasting friendship. Nevertheless, it is still affecting our daily lives a great … Continue reading

A Moment with Myself

“Where are the people?” resumed the little prince at last. “It’s a little lonely in the desert…” “It is lonely when you’re among people, too,” said the snake. Le Petit Prince, Antoine de Saint Exupéry Why do we so rarely take time to spend it on the most valuable thing on this planet – yourself? Why there is … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Shopoholism is Good For You

We are living in the world were women addiction with shopping is exceedingly criticised. People never get tired of enlisting the range of disadvantages  But, is shopoholism actually harmful? After carefully analysing it, I came to a shocking conclusion that shopping can make a positive effect on one’s life in at least 5 different ways. 1. You Look Gorgeous! It … Continue reading

Why I Do NOT Write? What Prevents Writers From Creating Masterpieces?

The passion for writing has been praised multiple times by many different people. Starting with G. Orwell famous essay on “Why I Write“, people involved in this noble, but often ungrateful cause were eager to justify their reasons on what makes them express their souls on paper (and now more often in digital form). I … Continue reading

The Curious Tale of Men and High Heels

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The story of men and high hills has always been rather complex. One day they like it, and another day they complain about it. It is well known that a woman on high shoes is generally associated with sexual appeal. She looks taller, and more slender. She looks feminine. She gets all the looks. You would think that men adore high hills, … Continue reading

The consequences of having an opinion

Every person who tends to have a strong opinion someday faces a certain amount of opposition from those, who have a slightly (or sometimes more predominantly) different point of view. As concerns the writers, who express their mind in written, and, therefore, even more “malicious” form, those people have the reputation to attract unlike-minded people … Continue reading

Pros and Cons of Being Multilingual

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Everybody knows that speaking several languages is an advantage. Being multilingual was always considered to be a form of wit. However, rarely anyone questions its benefits. Are there any unpleasant consequences of being multilingual, and can it have any negative impact on your life? Let’s try to answer these questions, and discover what lies underneath the … Continue reading

The L Games We Play

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From some of the conversations I have participated in recently, I have come to a conclusion that men have feelings that go deeper then that of a lady. However men as ‘hard’ as they portray themselves to be, hide and cowardly retreat away at the slightest hint of love. They find a girl that they … Continue reading

Adorned, adored or armoured?

This time we are going to talk about the importance of jewellery in a woman’s life. It is a well known phenomenon that a true woman will rarely miss the opportunity to decorate herself with all kinds of valuables. But why do they do it and what kind of cells of our grey matter are responsible for … Continue reading

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