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If you consistently ask someone to fix your problems for you, you don’t gain experience, they do. Learn how to be more self-sufficient. By doing so, you can change your approach to so many aspects of your life.

This article is about becoming more independent. It is about being able…


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Caremongering, a name originally attributed to something intrinsically positive, is becoming more of a negative phenomenon, a way to boost sales, rather than to actually help others.

I’ll refer to negative caremongering as corporate caremongering.

If you knew the lengths some companies go to in order to make targeted groups…


I’ve been writing blog posts and journal entries for about fifteen years. To put that into perspective, that’s half of my life.

Having archived or deleted all of my angst riddled teenage posts as well as those from my early (existential crisis) twenties, I decided it was time to start…


Designing products that put humans first means taking a step back to really understand what we need. Often, what we need and what we want are two very different things.

Technology is convenient, fast, efficient, there’s no doubt about it. It also interferes with our lives and changes our behaviour…


For the purpose of this article, let’s start by clarifying a very basic definition of what we mean by ‘sense of self’ and ‘social media’. Your sense of self is the way you define who you are, what you do and why you do it. …

Tiffany Horan

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