Felicidade: ter medo da morte por [se] temer não ter tempo de fazer tudo o que se planeia fazer Augusto Jose Da Silva Brandao Correia I was once told that "happiness is to fear death, is fear of not having enough time to do all we want". At the time this seemed like another cliche… Continue reading Fear of Death or love of life?
This text can be seen as the "spiritual successor" of another post I've done a couple of years ago, "StreetPassing life away", but this time in broadening the spectre. I'm not going to focus only on real life friends, but also "virtual" ones. And to do so let me begin by stating something, through this… Continue reading Discording life away
Dear Depression I know I'm not the first to this nor will I be the last, I also know your are unique to me, like to anyone who knows you like this. Nonetheless Hello! We have known each other for some time know, we first got acquainted when I was 13, you came to my life in… Continue reading Open Letter to Depression
Today at university, during a break, I had a conversation that went something like this: "Me-Sometimes I hide too much behind the fact that I'm an introvert Colleague-Since when are YOU an introverted" I was honestly astonished, I never had my "Introvertness" questioned, actually until this point I had it confirmed and, or, agreed upon.… Continue reading Introvertness
Monday the fifth of September marked the begging of another semester, and with it a whole bunch of challenges. I'm not questing that university itself will be a challenge, that is kind of a given fact, something no one can actually contest. But what I'm talking about is the on going ones in our lives, the… Continue reading Facing Challanges
Ill keep this short, because I believe the vlog talks for itself, but I would also like to post some lyrics from a band that gives me a lot of strength in days like these. "Goodbye Forever" by Volbeat Did you say the thing you wanted? Have you ever felt in love? A moment… Continue reading A tribute to my father
This might be the biggest title I've had in my blog so far, and in a way the most scientific. Well let me break it down for you guys, and in a way for me as well; So first things first, who in Zajonc? Robert Zajonc was one of the great social Psychologists of the… Continue reading Zajonc’s Mere Exposure Theory and Today’s indeference to human demise in the Media
Today I bring once again a less then happy post, something that is nothing short of a barbaric action, the explosions in Belgium. In a way consider this a unwanted sequel from "My thoughts on the world" post, where I explained my, well, opinion of the events that shocked the world on November 13th in… Continue reading Fear, Terror and action
Throughout the years I've played several of the Pokemon games (Blue, Silver, Sapphire, Soul Silver, Diamond, White, Black 2, Y and finally alpha Sapphire), and there is a small number of these critters that have been in my possession for the longest time, actually since 2003, and in my current game I managed to keep… Continue reading Nostalgia, Water, Hoenn, time
So 2016 started with a bang for me, another crazy adventure. In the past I have talked about my summer in Russia, my studies in the United Arab Emirates, my year working in Lisbon, the same year but unemployed in Lisbon. Now I restarted my studies in Arnhem in the Netherlands. I got a say… Continue reading 10 Days in Arnhem!