When I was 15, I went on a family vacation to Lloret de Mar, a small beach town about an hour north of Barcelona.
It’s a place that’s been popular among Dutch tourists for a long time because it’s always been a cheap destination.
Growing up, we never went abroad because we didn’t have the money. And when my family finally saved up enough to drive to Spain, I was elated.
I started writing daily in 2015. Since then, I published over 600 articles and wrote 8 books. I easily wrote more than a million words. There are many things I have learned from writing. Here are 12 of my most important insights.
In the following excerpt from Friedrich Nietzsche’s book, The Gay Science, character A and B are in a dialogue about why character A writes. In this dialogue, A represents Nietzsche himself, and B represents a curious individual: “A: I am annoyed by and ashamed of […]
Erik Erikson, the psychoanalyst who coined the term, “identity crisis,” found that humans typically go through eight stages of life. Born in Germany, in 1902, to Danish parents but raised by a Jewish stepfather, Erikson grew up with a different upbringing from his peers. In […]