From Archived

My Six Golden Commands For Prose Writing Beginners

1) Creativity is your key to success. You need a vivid and active mind full of imagination to think of an idea and to develop it. Sometimes, it is not about how well you write a story: it is not about high vocabulary and perfect sentences. Sometimes it is about an attention grabbing plot that leaves readers captivated. Try to avoid clichés, unless you know how to play around with them, such as doing plot twists. And be original. Even if you write a fan fiction or a story based on a real event, you will need to be ingenious,…

Accept Stress But Deal With It Too

Every human in the world is likely to suffer stress A LOT of times during their lifespan. And you know what? This is normal. Life is meant to be stressful. If your life is 24/7 peaceful, you are doing something wrong (probably you need to get out of your comfort zone and start living!). And…

Traumas Are Too Complex To Understand And Too Large To Cage

In the psychology and mental health field, traumas are negative events that cause psychological distress. The word “trauma” has Greek origin and it means “injury”. It was firstly used to describe physical wounds, such as a gunshot, but now it also relates to hurtful experiences which affect people’s minds, rather than just their bodies. Traumas…

#CharlieHebdo: The Thin Line Between Freedom of Speech & Discrimination

Freedom of speech has always been a tricky issue for me, as the word “freedom” itself is too. Without doubt, it is a right that every person should have. But I have always believed that my freedom ends where the freedom of others starts. And I apply this to freedom of speech too. You are allowed to say your opinion, but there are limits and consequences. The Charlie Hebdo attack is an inhumane act that needs to be condemned without doubt. A total of 18 lives have been lost during these three days of terror in Paris, and not just…