Shopping for Feelings: How a Bad Mirror Can Teach you Good Marketing

A funny thing happened to me last Spring. I was going shopping for a new coat, but I couldn’t find the one I truly liked. You know the drill? You are looking for something very particular, but it essentially exists only in your own imagination. There is an old Russian movie where the main protagonist … Continue reading

What it Feels Like For a Girl – 5 Reasons Why Being a Woman is More Difficult Than Being a Woman

Have you ever seriously considered changing your gender? Don’t get me wrong, I am proud to be a lady. But in every year there are crazy days when you wake up in despair, and just for a moment wish to step into the man’s shoes. Why? Because being a woman is bloody complicated! Of course, … Continue reading

Why Russians Are Not Polar Bears

While I am shrugging from freezing wind outside the office, my colleagues are asking again, “How is it possible that you are cold? Aren’t you Russian?” The first time I stumbled upon this curious stereotype, it just made me laugh, now it makes me wonder… Do people honestly think that we grow some kind of … 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

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 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

Is it a GOOD Thing to Love a BAD Boy?

Why do girls tend to love men who do not deserve it at the same time ignore those who give them a great deal of love and attention? That question had been puzzling people’s minds for years, until Peter Jonason of  New Mexico University in Las Cruces did a study where 200 college students participated in … Continue reading

The Importance of Being Troublesome

5 RULES OF CORRECT BEHAVIOUR WHEN FIGHTING FOR YOUR CUSTOMER’S RIGHTS  There is a Russian proverb that says “Modesty glorifies a person”. There is also another proverb that says “Boldness is another name for happiness”. So, here comes the question – what do you need in your life – glory or happiness? Fortunately, or not … Continue reading

When the Relationship Starts and TLC is Over

Familiar Feeling Why do some men constantly need to be told what to do, starting from the small things, such as “buy me roses”, to the more important ones, e.g. “do not forget my birthday”, etc. Is this just me who thinks it is natural for men to do so? Isn’t that supposed to be … Continue reading

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