Category Archives: personal development

  1. The harmful idea of “finding your other half” | Valentine’s Day edition

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    February 14, 2021 by Cláudia

    It’s Valentine’s Day again (ugh). ‘Tis the season of heartshaped pillows, an overload of professions of undying love and pink-and-blue …
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  2. Growth is not a straight line

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    December 22, 2020 by Cláudia

    After many years of feeling better, a year like 2020 feels disappointingly like a major setback. However, it may tell us something about personal growth and compassion.

  3. Having social anxiety (not just being socially awkward)

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    November 20, 2019 by Cláudia

    Despite my big realization that being genuine and a truthful representation of myself was more important than what others thought …
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  4. An Apology for Yoga

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    November 1, 2017 by Cláudia

    (Almost) every day of my life, I wake up an hour earlier than I would have had to in order …
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  5. How can I shine a light in dark times? – a note on patience

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    September 13, 2017 by Cláudia

    You cannot hate, argue, reason, fight, complain or yell at a dark room enough to illuminate it. Only by shinning …
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  6. Is atheism shaping the minds of young people?

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    February 21, 2017 by Cláudia

    Once, religion used to regulate all aspects of the people’s lives: diet, habits, leisure, sexuality, beliefs, relation between family, morality …
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