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Three reasons why we all should despise the idea of retirement.

[ 2 min read ] I don’t understand the idea of retirement. Don’t even think about retiring. Hence all those bullshit clichés about the need to have a decent salary so that you will have better retirement benefits don’t speak to me. I despise this idea. I think it makes... Read more →


The problem with going for a “practical” career first and leaving your dreams for later

[ 5 min read ] There is this very common advice by experienced, rational and well-meaning adults. “Go for a “practical” career first (pick a “practical” college major) and leave your dreams for later, when you have some kind of a cushion”. But is it really a good life advice?... Read more →


A self-fulfilling prophecy. (This whole ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ nonsense!)

[ 2 min read ] This pressure is enormous in our society and it’s hard not to become anxious. This whole ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ nonsense! We ask this terrible question because our parents asked it and because everyone around asks it. This question... Read more →