Eat Right for Your Type by Dr Peter J. D’Adamo: book review.

Eat Right for Your Type by Dr Peter J. D’Adamo: book review.

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I read ‘Eat Right for Your Type’ a while ago and happened to recall it today talking to someone about food, heritage and globalisation. I possibly should mention right away that I do not follow the blood type diet to the letter. I have my own personalised diet that is already complicated enough. However, this book has a very important message that I would like to mention. In our modern…

“Love or die”: review of ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’

“Love or die”: review of ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’

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‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ is a memoir written by an American writer Mitch Albom in 1997 about his sociology professor, Morrie Schwartz. They met again, 16 years after graduation, due to a very unfortunate event: 78-year-old Morrie was dying from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. But before he left this world, they had 14 Tuesdays to discuss the most important questions any person should ask and attempt to answer during his or her…

What is real in our subjective reality?

What is real in our subjective reality?

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The question of what is real always fascinated me. Our brains interpret the outside world for us. What we think the world is is always subjective. What we feel is also subjective. Then, what is the difference between what we imagine and what really happens? For our brains, there is not much difference because our experiences are never direct. They are always filtered through our psychology. That’s why people are…

Rise and shine!

Rise and shine!

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This is going to be a short post written by me for myself to be a mental reminder of the following message: “Getting up early for a sunrise magic is worth every minute of your sleep, girl!!!” Yesterday the idea of waking up at 5 am on a Sunday morning seemed crazy but exciting. This morning it was a bit painful because last night I could not fall asleep for…

Hey, mate! Do not judge Australia by Tidelands’ series, please!

Hey, mate! Do not judge Australia by Tidelands’ series, please!

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I would like to pretend and attempt to sound so enlightened by saying that I never binge on paid TV (“What a waste of time!”, “Such an un-mindful activity”, etc), but it would not be true. I do watch Netflix from time to time, usually when I am sick with cold or after exams or completing a difficult assignment, when my head wants to recover from studies and watch something…

Is blogging dead?

Is blogging dead?

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New Year, new resolutions. Everyone makes them, and almost everyone fails at them. I know. I study psychology))). I usually do not do such silly things like resolutions. However, this year I have done an exception and picked a few habits-to-be I would like to stick with. Two of them are writing more in English (I have been blogging since 2012 but in Russian) and reading books more mindfully (taking…