20Jan
By: Simon Finlayson On: January 20, 2015 In: Coaching, Emotions, Learning, Life Comments: 2

You are at work, or in your personal life, someone approaches you who is clearly upset. “Why did you leave such a mess in the office? I’m trying to work as well but there are papers everywhere, I can’t even SEE the desk nevermind using it for my computer!...

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16Jan
By: Anamaria Fuiorea On: January 16, 2015 In: Emotions, Life, Motivation Comments: 0

Courage….as a definition is opposite to fear…or(according to Wikipedia): “Courage is the ability and willingness to confront fear, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation. Physical courage is courage in the face of physical pain, hardship, death, or threat of death, while moral courage is the ability to act rightly in the...

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12Dec
By: Paddy Honan On: December 12, 2014 In: Challenge, Learning, Life Comments: 0

This is Uptitude. A place of happiness and positivity. An oasis of joy in a challenging world. So you would be forgiven for thinking that adding the theme of Santa Claus to it would only further elevate the mood. While it may well do, I have a few thoughts...

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10Dec
By: Roberta Rossini On: December 10, 2014 In: Emotions, Events, happiness, health, Life Comments: 0

What is stress? Although it seems a simple questions, the answer is not so straight forward. In general the meaning of “stress” is associated with the feeling that what we are asked to do, manage or cope with something that goes above what we can actually take. Stress comes...

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02Dec
By: Simon Finlayson On: December 02, 2014 In: Learning, Life Comments: 0

Do you sometimes feel as if you are just sinking or drowning under a never-ending wave of problems? How do you, or can you pull yourself through this and keep your head above water? A couple of years ago I was part of a group who would regularly meet...

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01Dec
By: Iulia Saplacan On: December 01, 2014 In: Emotions, Life Comments: 0

Have the courage to live a life true to yourself (…). November (or this whole year) is quite a harsh month for a lot of  people, including me. A lot of my friends have had some very  difficult times lately and at some point I didn’t know what to...

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23Nov
By: Iulia Saplacan On: November 23, 2014 In: Challenge, Life Comments: 4

Ok, I finally decided to do this! After seeing several times all the people in a train wagon with their  phones, checking out the latest news available, I decided I had to cut off   all this “media/social/gossip” stuff. I realized that I used to spend time concentrating on things...

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19Nov
By: Stefania Rosca On: November 19, 2014 In: Challenge, Learning, Life, Love Comments: 3

At least once a month, I take a 3 hours long train ride to spend time with my family. It’s my escape from the hectic capital of Romania. I’d go to my grandparents’ house and we’d just hang out, talking about different things.  My grandparents are the sweetest ever. The...

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28Oct
By: Roberta Rossini On: October 28, 2014 In: Challenge, Change, Emotions, Life Comments: 1

Because of the job of my husband, my family moved around quite a bit. Normally every 3 to 4 years. About a year ago time came to move from sunny Rome, Italy to green The Hague, The Netherlands. As that was not a new destination for us, at the...

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26Oct
By: Iulia Saplacan On: October 26, 2014 In: Learning, Life, Love Comments: 0

Apologizing is something I never thought about, as for me is quite natural (sometimes even without meaning it for real). Yes, I admit it! As a person with a very strong self-esteem, I have this problem, especially when I am not convinced that I did something wrong (for my...

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