• Motivation

    Does winning or losing matter?

    You must wonder why the image is a pineapple with something in it, while the title seems to have nothing to do with food. This post is about a journey of letting go thanks to this pineapple food. Beginning of the journey I have just came back from a Korean speech contest that took place in Cluj Napoca, Romania. At first I was afraid of applying for it, since my Korean language skill is not that strong yet, but I wanted to give myself a chance and try it. Our university was allowed to bring 3 students and if more people applied we had to pre-select the 3 best contestants.…

  • Motivation

    Are you selfish? – The big difference between Eastern and Western culture

    As I study Humanities at university we had lesson where we compared the difference between Eastern and Western culture. To me the biggest difference between the two culture is that Easterns live in community and the interest of a commune is the first while Westerns take individual more important. In Eastern the hierarchy in a family (respecting elders) is more emphasized, which mean the younger one have to do what the elder says. Whereas it is more liberal in Western, everyone can make their own decisions and it is respected. I think this is one of the main factor that the two culture can’t adjust to each other easily. But the worst…