Choosing The Childless Life


After climbing into a cab the other day, the driver and I found ourselves stuck in heavy traffic. Like most Istanbul taxi drivers, he was a loquacious, entertaining, and fatherly figure. It took around 30 seconds for us to cross the line of rapport as devamını oku...

The Issue of Knowing Oneself


If someone were to ask me what I spent most of my life doing, I would say: getting to know myself. I have witnessed those who took self-knowledge lightly and therefore faltered numerous times on the path toward happiness. I also saw those who reached devamını oku...

Are You Enough For You?


I recently went to a café on my own. When the air conditioning began to bother me I asked to be seated elsewhere, upon which the waiter said, “only the tables in the back are free but you might feel very lonely there.”  As someone devamını oku...

True Necessities


Long roads and journeys are good excuses to find creative ideas. In the maelstrom of our daily tasks, we never stop to think about the thousands of ideas that are at our disposal. And so, as we found ourselves on the road to Izmir due devamını oku...