When Feelings Are Not Rational

When Feelings Are Not Rational
I’m going to be honest here: for me this article is a manifesto inspired by personal therapy (yes, I have a therapist, too). A manifesto about legitimising one’s feelings and accepting all sides of one’s personality.Probably like many others, I tend to use rationalisation as a defence mechanism. To put it simply: sometimes I think instead of feeling.What is the source of this defence? As a therapist, I can answer that it comes from our childhood. W...

The curse of procrastination

The curse of procrastination
I think that in some way, everybody is familiar with procrastination - postponing important things, mindlessly scrolling through news feeds on social networks, and watching dozens of episodes of mindless sitcoms, as well as many other irrelevant and useless affairs that somehow become wedged into our more important and rational plans.I was planning to write this article a few months ago. But, of course, I had a lot of other important things to do - rep...