Wait, I’m an adult now. When did that happen?

You’re walking down the street or driving your car, or going back to work from a cigarette break when suddenly it hits you: you’re an adult now. When did that happen? When did you grow old, when did you leave behind your younger, naive and innocent self? You’re supposed to be a grown up now, but suddenly you don’t feel like one. Suddenly you feel like you’re not supposed to be here, like the world played a game on you, you pressed auto-pilot and it brought you here, without your consent and all you can do now is play along.

Review: Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead

My thoughts on: Work Rules! By Laszlo Bock. And a bit about the Google Memo craziness at the end. I always give tags to the books I read using Goodreads, that way I can easily find them in the future and I can measure how many of each type of book I’ve read thus far, …

On Good Stories, Good Endings and Isaac Asimov.

Jeff Goins in his book “You are a Writer” explains that, regardless of how much you write and how good you are at it, you *are* a writer as long as you *write*. I believe there’s a certain truth in it. First, society defines who you are by what you’re providing to it. If you’re …

A lonely wolf

“You don’t realize how lonely you are, until the person that scares away the loneliness is gone”, he said to himself. “I should post on Facebook a pitiful post about my best friend suddenly disappearing and about how much I miss him”, he continued, in his head. “But thinking myself an intellectual I wouldn’t be …

To understand each other is to live, to understand ourselves is to be happy.

The ability of self-denial and self-loathing are very human characteristics. We wouldn’t think of any animal loathing itself or having self-denial issues, even though some do. Even when others praise us for what we do, for our accomplishments and virtues, rarely we are capable of seeing through their eyes to find our own greatness shone …