Hard to be light

One of my favorite words in Finish is “ilo” which means “joy”. I love the sound, idea and meaning of it. But it is not easy to be joyful. I think it is not a coincidence that the International Labour Organization is abbreviated as ILO. Gretchen Rubin, who writes about happiness, has concluded that it … Continue reading Hard to be light

Writing rules for incomplete writers (like me)

Writing rule # 1: The more time has passed from writing a text, the easier it gets to evaluate its objectively. As I read a month old application related to my PhD I felt like writing a postscript to the organisation and apologising for all the inconveniences possibly caused by my failures in logic and … Continue reading Writing rules for incomplete writers (like me)