Kindness Is the Key

I used to be ashamed of my kindness and compassion. How silly, right? I know. But in a world of opportunists and capitalists, how could be kindness and compassion seen as a virtue? For a long time, I saw it as a flaw, thinking – maybe if I wouldn’t be that kind to everyone, I would have got myself further. Now I know that the life without kindness is no life at all. And we, who are kind to others, to the living world around us and to ourselves, we must cherish this quality of ours as a golden treasure.

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Positive Diary #28 – Friends who came and friends who left

The journey of two friends can bifurcate, we meet new people, sometimes we simply live on a different kind of life and the friendship starts to shrink. From best friends to friends, from friends to acquaintances and from acquaintances to strangers we once used to know. Then what?

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Positive Diary #27 – The Leap of Faith

As we are returning from our daytrip to Krkonoše and I stare outside the window of our car, I cannot help myself but smiling.

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That Old Song

I don’t know much about writing English poetry. But I went with the same recipe as when writing a Czech poem. I just felt it.

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Positive Diary #26 – Having a decent job

19th January – On a super stressful day, when tasks won’t stop coming and I cannot wait to be five P. M., I love to complain. About the workload, about other teams, about my colleagues and bosses. But I tried to stop today and realize how lucky I am for working in such a decent…

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Positive Diary #25 – Meeting with friends

We have to appreciate and nurture every moment and every opportunity to see our loved ones which we get. Today, I am profoundly greateful for my friends and for being able to meet my all time favorite and oldest friend

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Held captive.

She inhaled, deeply. Once again. The pain laying on her shoulders loosened. With the light-bearer by her side, every thought was lighter, every feeling more bearable, every nightmare survivable. Still, there were moments, glimpses of her past, memories, which held her captive inside the labyrinth of her deepest fears. It seems like we are always…

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Perfect Spots in Prague: Kasárna Karlín

When you visit Prague for the first time and you usually have only limited time, the schedule is somehow very easy to figure out. There is the Charles’ Bridge and astronomical clock to see, trdlovník or svíčková to taste and beer or Becherovka to get drunk with. No problem with that, it just works like…

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The Positive Diary #15 – The music memory

24th February 2019 – This February was very enriching, surprising and empowering in so many ways that I cannot still properly comprehend. It all started with the most emotionally tensed 1st February I’ve had in a very long time. It was all about passing one of the hellish exams we have on my master program…

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The Positive Diary #14 – The air and the clarity

18th February 2019 – Today, I want to talk about something we take so very often for granted but it still remains one of the most crucial bases for the life on Earth itself. I want to talk about the fresh air and the various ways it can help us through difficult times. I have…

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