I was 9 years old when I was transferred from dancing to basketball. I was tall so it was decided that basketball was going to be best for me. When I made my first basket in a real game against another team, my coach was happy and my team was happy. I got a lot of pats on my shoulders that day to acknowledge my success. But how did I feel? Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2013
Are You On The Right Path?
I spent 14 years in the audit profession, even though this had never been my goal. Was this the right path for me? What I wanted at the beginning was 1 year of great work experience. My next goal was to start a family and enjoy a maternity leave. Things didn’t work out quite in this way… Continue reading
If You Want To Be Happy, Be Honest With Yourself
I have a long experience of living in denial. It was started many years ago by a mysterious back injury I suffered while skiing. It was mysterious, since nothing visible happened to cause this injury. I didn’t fall down and I didn’t clash with anyone. I just suddenly felt a sharp pain in my lower back. A few hours later, the pain was unbearable and I practically couldn’t walk. Continue reading
Learning to Be Happy
Recently, I met with my former co-worker who is now taking a career break. At one point, she said: “Isn’t it absurd that adult people need to learn how to be happy? Children are happy naturally. When and how do we lose this ability?” Continue reading
Our Body Image: A Friend or Enemy?
Recently, I heard a sentence no woman wants to hear. “Blanka, you gained weight!” said a friend of mine in public. And he was right. Continue reading