You can do whatever you want

You can. There’s no question about it. The only one who can stop you is, well, yourself. I know – everyone says that. But there’s something particularly true in what is timelessly repeated. It’s very easy to find excuses. I don’t want to hurt him. She will be mad at me. I will disappoint them. I will be judged for it. They won’t understand. I don’t know how. It’s all excuses. Stop this, right now. You can. And you should.

25 reasons to smile

For the last few days (ok, let’s be honest here – for the past few months), I’ve been trying to define in one word what my 24 were about. It took a lot of internal debate, long night conversations with my inner selves and some retrospective reflections, but I think I came up with the ideal one: Honesty.

10 feminist songs that you should know about

Maybe you already know them. Maybe you don’t (you probably have already heard at least a few). Either way, I decided to come up with a list compiling what I believe to be 10 of the best songs celebrating female strength and character.

My self-starvation problem

I wrote this text about three months ago. I kept hesitating to publish it, though, because, as you will see, it is a very personal matter – well, it was not just that. What really stopped me from making this text public is the fact that what I admit in these lines shamed me.

…and their impact on me.

North-American singer Josh Ritter has a beautiful song called Change of Time, of which I only know about because it was played in an episode of one of my favorite TV shows, The Blacklist. I was on the verge of tears when I heard it the first time, although the reason why is still somewhat

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Gloria Steinem and Emma Watson: Inspiring women that inspired me

Emma Watson is one of the women I admire the most. Like, in the whole planet. She found a way to live her passion, which is acting, since she was a child. Then, with what must have been a crazy schedule of filming and studying, she managed to graduate in English Literature at Brown University.

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