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The Soundtrack of Dreams -Dreamology by Lucy Keating

The science of dreams is an exciting and largely unmapped territory. According to Freud, dreams are coded desires or symbols, while for Jung, they are a bridge towards the unconscious. Other scholars consider them to be a mental procedure, while some, such as Hartman see them as a kind of therapy. All views have a…

Most-Stolen Books ;)

bib·lio·klept  noun \ˈbiblēəˌklept, -lēōˌ-\ : one who steals books Have you ever wondered which books get stolen the most? Is there a pattern there or are they random? Well, good old wikipedia has an answer: Amis, Bukowski, Burroughs, Raymond Carver, Don DeLillo and Jack Kerouac are among the most stolen [sic] authors. Ron Rosenbaum, an author and New York…

Comfort Books and Comfort Food

Sometimes I really need some me time with a (good) book, a  (crispy) glass of wine and a (hearty) bowl of something delicious to keep me company. I can be very anxious at times with or without reason and I have found that this combination helps me relax and unwind. So as I have been…

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10 favorite paper goodies!

I love stationery! Notebooks, scrapbook paper, pens, washi tape, you name it, I’ll hoard it! The only thing I don’t particularly like is diaries with dates as they make me feel stressed about time, deadlines and the inevitability of time passing. I do use them for work, though, so I try to pick colorful fun…

Feverish weekend

Literally, I spent the weekend with a fever, feeling awful every waking moment (and the very few sleeping ones, too) ! I got the cold a) because we went to the movies on Friday and it was so hot in the room I couldn’t bear it! I always get sick after being forced to stay…