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June 16, 2021

Did Snow White suffer from Resignation Syndrome?

For the last 15 years in Sweden, millions of refugee children with traumatic experiences have been affected by the Resignation Syndrome. It’s a state of worldly withdrawal resembling a coma that can sometimes last for years. During the first stage, the children with Resignation Syndrome stop talkin...


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June 13, 2021

Resilience: our shield against adversities

During the modern times of uncertainty, rapidity and interminable as well as bottomless changes, a sense of insecurity is often created. The technological complexity, the existing socio-economic problems of contemporary society and the unexpected incidents that arise, provoke upheavals and complicat...


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June 12, 2021

Book Recommendation: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

"A young woman is trying to rob a bank. To escape arrest, she enters an apartment for sale and holds hostages everyone there: the over-enthusiastic real estate agent, a retired couple renovating and selling apartments to fill the gap in their marriage, two girls who quarrel about everything all the ...


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June 04, 2021

Addiction from a different perspective

Trigger Warning: Reference to addictions

(Note: In view of the latest decisions concerning the therapy center for dependent individuals (KETHEA) in Greece, I found the courage to discuss a very sensitive topic that concerns many citizens.)

Ever since we were little kids, the people closest to ...


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June 02, 2021

“Leave it for later, you’ve got time”

The clock’s pointers on the wall continue their journey and the minutes seem to run ceaselessly. When you turn your look in their direction, it’s like they perceive your presence, they run even faster. Music playing on the headphones and cell phone in hand to stop these thoughts. Studying does not p...


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May 28, 2021

Education or cultivation

“Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity” Isocrates, Athenian orator.

Confusing the meaning of education with cultivation is a common phenomenon. There is often the belief that education is necessarily accompanied by cultivation. In reality, these are two different concep...


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May 26, 2021

If you could say something to 7.9 billion people, what would you say?

As of today, the planet Earth, which we call our home, is home to 7.9 billion people in 195 different countries. From the ancient years the interaction of all these populations and the communication of people was one of the most intense phenomena that is deeply rooted in our nature. Over the years h...


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May 18, 2021

A ticket to knowledge (International Museum Day)

Trigger Warning: mental illnesses, brutal treatment practices

Museums, in their primary, obsolete form, were private collections of wealthy people and families or fell under the notion of institutions of art and weird/rare physical objects. The first museum, by the name of Ennigaldi-Nanna, date...


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May 17, 2021

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: Embrace diversity

May 17th, 1990: The World Health Organization after a general assembly, officially eliminates homosexuality from the list containing mental illnesses, suggesting that “homosexuality isn’t a mental illness, a disorder or an anomaly,” and establishing this day as the International Day Against Homophob...


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