The Happiness Obsession


According to the dictionary, happiness is the state of pleasure derived from the complete and perpetual attainment of all longing and desire. We also generally claim that the purpose of life is happiness. In a chaotic world where we’ve yet to find the meaning of devamını oku...

The Power of Words


‘Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.’ Rudyard Kipling Are we really aware of the impact of the countless words that escape our mouths on a daily basis? Putting aside those aggrandizing and inspirational words, we often choose sentences that are corrosive to ourselves and those devamını oku...

Waiting for a Miracle


Last week I attended a few radio and TV programs to promote Sade. Of course the programmer’s main worry was to present the subject in the most practical way possible that would appeal to the widest audience. Just like us, the authors, they were enthused devamını oku...

The Body’s Exam on Social Life


“When you say ‘Yes,’ to others, make sure you’re not saying ‘No’ to yourself.” In a post, which I wrote two years ago, I mentioned this quote from Paulo Coelho. When the topic regarding “how people around us react when we say, ‘no'”, became one devamını oku...