‘No man is an island’ said some poet, high on absinthe and his own ego. And as cliche as it may sound, life proves that it is… Read more “On having your own tribe.”
It took me a long time to admit to myself that I had a serious problem. And even longer to start talking about it publicly (fortunately I was wise enough to seek treatment right away). But I don’t think I have ever gone beyond saying that I was seeing a shrink, took some drugs and had an undefined eating disorder. I thought that people around me either don’t care or would be disgusted by it and me (the way I was about myself). But talking helps, even if it pushes people away (my roommates decided to ‘divorce me’ based on my ‘lack of mental stability’). It makes ‘it’ a reality, acknowledged by others, therefore something I can fight with, not only in my head.
Having turned 30 last year, I cannot really go around hiding my incompetence behind the ‘rookie’ argument. It seems that I’m too old to hold on to… Read more “Imposter Syndrome”
I was asked to write this text as part of Carry On Youth campaign run by Zwolnieni Z Teorii, Social Wolves program, that encourages students and young… Read more “Keep calm and carry on”
[To be precise the Lunar New Year isn’t until mid-February] Christmas sunset on Bali. Right before or right after New Years Eve, I have a habit… Read more “Goodbye Chicken. Hello, Dog!”
“실패는 결과 아니라 과정이다 : Failure is not a result, it’s a process.” This post is contribution to Week of Failure. I first heard these wise… Read more “[Week of failure] How I failed and survived”
This was originally supposed to be a text about being a woman-bartender, but somehow in the thought process of mine it became to all the women and… Read more “On being a bartender”
<Edgar Degas, Dans un cafe: L’Absinthe,1875-6. Musee d’Orsay, Paris> It so happens that one of my recent gigs required me to write up a few short recommendations… Read more “She was sitting there, sipping on her martini : On being a woman and going to a bar alone”