Category Opinion

Philosophical approach to “The Lion King”

“Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance. As king, you need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures, from crawling ant to the leaping antelope.” – Mufasa Movies help us, to better reflect on, and understand our lives [1]. Musical drama movie, named “The Lion King”, produced by Walt Disney Picture, […]

Socially Distant

When the Covid-19 Pandemic began, only a few might have thought that it would bring such huge impacts so quickly! Now that we’re approaching winter and the „long foreseen“ second wave seems to just begin, I have been thinking a lot about the flaws of our modern society that are (probably) more visible than ever […]

Break up With Being Broke!

Buying an apartment. Going on a vacation. Paying college tuition. Shopping. Going to the movies. Paying the bills. All of these activities and more require you to be smart about how you handle your money. Otherwise, you will end up with empty pockets. And you don’t want that, do you? Financial literacy can help you. […]

Failure is the key to success

This is a commonly said phrase to many successful people, a way to say that making mistakes makes it easier to make the right decision over time, and it encourages you to feel better about your errors. But what’s important is to determine how to use our failures to learn, grow, and change. It teaches […]

Quarantine in Finland

I returned to Finland after 10 months doing my ESC – project in Skopje, Macedonia. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Finland has listed countries which are in the red zone – meaning when you return, you need to stay in home quarantine for two weeks. And Macedonia was one of these countries.The quarantine was without […]

To feel is to live

Some tell us to follow our heart. “The truth lies beneath” – they say. But what do we do if the destination of our heart is foreign to us? Where do we go then? Others say that the brain should be the one in the driver’s seat. They say that feelings are the cause of […]

The tale of the expatriate and the migrant

In the aftermath of my studies abroad and the frame of my current deployment in Skopje, I recently wondered what are the implications of defining someone either as an expatriate or an immigrant, why there are these two options with unclear boundaries for seemingly similar realities. First, it should be recalled neither the polysemic word […]

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

Second-hand buying culture is flourishing in Finland, especially in summer, when you can just grab a blanket, go to a park and place your soon to be sold clothes and items on that, and just enjoy a beautiful day and other people’s company while getting rid of your stuff you no longer need. Second-hand buying […]

Cooperation of Creativity and Brain magics (Creagic)

Your mind is full of magic, go ahead and discover them. Creativity is the key that opens doors for your future. It is a powerful tool to use, but don’t look for it in your toolbox, because it is inside you. Usually, you get confused and complicated about how to use it or think whether […]

Tender eyes to reality: the possibility of beautiful grandeurs

I am currently reading “Anna Karenina”, written by Liev Tolstoi, and one of its passages left a huge impact on me: the character Dolly was having a happy moment with her children all around her, while another character, Liévin, was walking into her direction. She was feeling especially delighted with his presence, because no one […]

Ready for a new cinematic paradigm?

Let’s take a step back and dive into the mind-blowing elements composing the world of movie director Christopher Nolan. His upcoming movie, Tenet, deals with the possibility of reversing the flow of time. Imagine for one second this would be true, fascinating don’t you think? Previously, he brilliantly tackled dreams as the primary element of […]