I have read about the enneagram personality test before and it sounded intriguing. I have now finally completed a couple different online tests and it seems very clear that I am unequivocally a Type 5. Here are some characteristics of a Type 5 personality: Alert Aloof Analytical Cerebral Content-focused Curious Disconnected Focused on intellectual understanding Innovative … Continue reading My Enneagram Type: Observer/Investigator
Be angry. If you are not angry, you are either a stone or you are too sick to be angry. Now mind you, you must not be bitter. Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. It doesn’t do anything to the object of its displeasure. So, use that anger, yes! You write it. … Continue reading Maya Angelou’s advice for Dave Chappelle
I was flipping through my notebook, in which I keep various inspiring quotes, and was reminded of this text. It is attributed to Chief Tecumseh, but since I found it on the Internet and didn't do any research on its authenticity, I feel like a disclaimer is needed here: I am not really sure those … Continue reading Chief Tecumseh’s words of wisdom
"There is no time to hurry." I heard this sentence somewhere recently and it reminded me of a situation. One morning, I was getting my kids ready for preschool. It was a lot like most of our mornings. I was running around, playing the various checklists in my head on repeat, yelling at my kids, … Continue reading There is no time to hurry
I went back home recently. To Poland. It was time. I felt like I needed a break from work and home stuff and I kind of wanted to go on my own, but, at the same time, I knew I would go crazy without seeing the kids for a week. (Also, financially, things have not … Continue reading This might be controversial – does feminism make us cool?