Tag: reflections

Life observations and tips on how to pass through life with awareness

– Empowered people contribute to the empowerment of those around them. – Avoid judging things at surface level. You need to dig a few layers deeper without closing your eyes when you find treasure rooms or catacombs. On the surface, you might be trapped in a Fata Morgana. – It’s

The adapted version of The Proust Questionnaire

As a fan of Marcel Proust who loves the way he perceives the world as depicted in À la recherche du temps perdu, I thought I should write down my answers to the most popular version of his iconic questionnaire in my first unequivocally personal blog post, even though my

Reflections on reading

Published in Education in the Digital Era, March 2019 “Books are not only the arbitrary sum of our dreams, and our memory. They also give us the model of self-transcendence. […] They are a way of being fully human.”- Susan Sontag The multifaceted nature of literature encompasses an abundance of

status quo

The universal shift of focus from being to seeming permeates our age of confusion.

Pleasures in life

My happiness is sometimes derived from: The scents of acacia flowers, honeysuckle and snowdrops; the taste of greengages.   Moments when I feel I love what I am doing: when I get excited while reading research or creative writing – and, consequently, when I feel like I can contribute to

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