To Blog or not to Blog

The only thing more stupid than writing about writing is writing a blog about writing a blog, but sometimes I have to do that too. I have been writing this blog for over a year now, i started it in English, and since recently I have been writing in both English and Serbian at the same time. There are nearly 250 articles on the English version of the blog, while there are just over 100

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The Last PUsh

Those who go to gym know that the last three reps, those in which you spend the last atom of your power, are the most important. It’s that time when you push, and your arms are trembling, each muscle fiber aches, but you push once, and once more and finally once more, and at the end you throw your dumbbells or somebody takes the barbell from your chest because you can’t move it anymore. It

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Qualification

One of the advantages of the internet is that enables as to make contact with experts in any field. The contact doesn’t necessarily need to be direct; we don’t have to send emails or direct messages. There are many experts who devote a large portion of their time for public education; often through books, blogs, podcasts, YouTube, Instagram and other media.  To pay respect to people I follow and learn from, I will name some

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individualism vs collectivism

In the individualist societies the goal is to create the best version of yourself; work on yourself, educate yourself, be the best in your field of work… The rules are simple: you can do whatever you want as long as it doesn’t harm anyone. Individuals who rise to the top often invest their time and effort to helping others climb one step higher. Therefore, the advancement of each individual adds to the advancement of the

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Rebel in the Rye

Jerome David Salinger probably owns one of the saddest stories ever told. He grew up besides the father who never believed that his son is going to become a writer. The father insisted that David should quit dreaming and get a real job which will bring him money. You might think it’s nothing new; the parents are always sceptical when their children decide to go for a career which can’t guarantee a linear income. Nothing

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Rebel in the Rye

Jerome David Salinger probably owns one of the saddest stories ever told. He grew up besides the father who never believed that his son is going to become a writer. The father insisted that David should quit dreaming and get a real job which will bring him money. You might think it’s nothing new; the parents are always sceptical when their children decide to go for a career which can’t guarantee a linear income. Nothing

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Small Tasks – The benefits of Blogging

Yesterday, I spoke about small victories and I want to expand on that. Writing a novel is like running a marathon and sometimes it can last so long that you could feel like you’re never going to finish it. Let’s say that you write 2,000 words per day, which is a lot of words for most of the writers. In the best-case scenario, you could finish the first draft of 100,000 words novel in 50

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Small Tasks – The benefits of Blogging

Yesterday, I spoke about small victories and I want to expand on that. Writing a novel is like running a marathon and sometimes it can last so long that you could feel like you’re never going to finish it. Let’s say that you write 2,000 words per day, which is a lot of words for most of the writers. In the best-case scenario, you could finish the first draft of 100,000 words novel in 50

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Small Victories

It has always been easy to do something which will give us an instant pleasure; that kind of behaviour is deeply embedded in our DNA and it helped us to survive and extend the species. Even today, when survival and reproduction are much simpler than they used to be, the greatest pleasures come from food and sex. On the other hand, long-term pleasures enabled us to dominate all other animals. Thanks to those people who

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Small Victories

It has always been easy to do something which will give us an instant pleasure; that kind of behaviour is deeply embedded in our DNA and it helped us to survive and extend the species. Even today, when survival and reproduction are much simpler than they used to be, the greatest pleasures come from food and sex. On the other hand, long-term pleasures enabled us to dominate all other animals. Thanks to those people who

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