Month: June 2019

Cool as a cucumber

When the color of the month has been decided, the first idea was to have at least one post about cucumbers. However, it was far not that obvious that it will appear in the gastronomy section, as it would fit at least as well in the health and beauty part. Assuming that you will read …

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Writing about writing

… is probably one of the most difficult things, in the sense that until being confronted with with questions, like “why  are you writing”, “how do you decide what to write about”, etc., you do not even think about it. It is simply the way you are functioning. You are mostly open for all kinds …

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Dressing emergency

Being female and professional might slightly be conflicting, at least in my life, when there is a handover deadline, a signing date, a closing date or something similar coming. Do not think of such events when you push the ‘enter’ on your laptop or the ‘send’ on the fax machine, but those when after the …

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Do not want you to know that you know

Some thoughts about counterproductive criticism Probably I am not the only one who experiences a growing level of negative, and mostly unjustified, criticism, which might give the impression of arrogance when it comes to professional relationships. The reason why I call it ‘unjustified’ immediately is that when reading behind the lines, the easily recognizable motivation is …

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Color of the month: blue – meaning and symbolism

Blue is associated with:   acceptance, authority, balance, calmness, care, caution, cleanliness, coolness, cooperation, compassion, confidence, contemplation, culture, depression, despair, depth, dignity, faith, flexibility, frankness, freedom, freshness, goodness, harmony, honesty, hope, ice, infinity, intelligence, introspection, isolation, law, logic, loyalty, maturity, obedience, order, peace, piety, power, protection, quality, quietness, reflection, reliability, responsibility, sadness, security, self control, serenity, …

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