Carolina J.

About Carolina J.

Caroline Hindle is a freelance writer, editor, and translator living in Athens, Greece. She has an MA in Ancient World Studies, but has a wide spectrum of interests, including philosophy, history, science, literature, politics, morality, and popular culture.

 10 Signs that You Might Be Overly Attached to Your Past

By | 2017-03-28T20:22:42+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

You might be overly attached to your past, and you might not even be aware of it. Have you ever had that feeling that there’s something going consistently wrong with your life and that you just can’t seem to get it right? 1. You keep making the same mistakes. Do you ever get a Déjà vu feeling about your experiences in life? If you feel that you are caught up

When Everything Goes Wrong, Remember These 8 Truths

By | 2017-03-01T21:21:46+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

There come times our lives when everything goes wrong. Suddenly your world is crumbling around you and you’ve nowhere to turn. It’s important, when everything goes wrong in life, to sit back and take stock. Take advantage of this time of crisis to gain perspective on what’s really important to you. When everything goes wrong for you, take comfort from these 8 truths: 1. We’re all boiling in the same

Signs Your Fear of Commitment Is Preventing You from Being Happy

By | 2017-02-07T15:54:08+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Fear of commitment is a common phobia, and even those who are comfortable with making some commitments in their lives don't do so lightly. The word commitment means a pledge, and something binding you to a particular path of action. It therefore inevitably reduces your field of possibilities. Because commitment limits you to certain actions, it necessarily deprives you of certain possibilities for pleasure. It’s easy to understand, therefore, why

7 Reasons Why Being Real is More Important than Being Nice

By | 2017-02-02T21:48:49+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

  I’d like to preface this article by briefly pointing out what I mean by being real. Being real is not the same thing as being cruel or malicious. Criticizing people, insulting them, and pointing out their failures for sport is not being real, it's being abusive. Being real is about taking the time and making the effort to be genuine with people, and it can make a big difference

8 Unexpected Reasons Why You’re Attracting Toxic Love

By | 2017-01-27T14:30:39+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Toxic love, when it really comes down to it, is any love affair that makes you feel in some way bad or uncomfortable. Any love affair in which anxiety and pain are more common a feature than contentment and pleasure could be described as toxic. It’s common for people to blame others for being toxic individuals when in every relationship there are two people involved in creating a toxic dynamic. How

7 Brutal Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You a Better Person

By | 2017-01-20T22:05:52+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Brutal truths are the hardest truths to face, but facing them and ceasing to live under illusions are not only acts of self-liberation, but ones that empower you to be a better person. Brutal Truths #1: The universe doesn’t care about you  This is what we know so far: The space in which we find ourselves came into existence around 13.8 billion years ago, and since then has expanded to

8 Reasons A Few Failed Relationships Are Good for You

By | 2017-01-18T17:41:23+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Failed relationships can be extremely painful experiences, and it can seem that, in having them, we waste time on something that in the end seems to have been futile and pointless. But frustration brings growth, and crisis transformation. Failed relationships have a lot to contribute to our personal growth, if we’re only willing to be conscious of the parts of ourselves that they bring us into conflict with. 1. Failed

8 Things that Happen when You Stop Being Afraid of Being Yourself

By | 2017-01-14T17:43:40+00:00 January 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Being yourself is about being honest with yourself and other people. Being afraid of being yourself means that your life doesn’t align with your true needs. When you stop being afraid of being yourself, your internal and external reality transforms: 1. You accept yourself When you stop being afraid of being yourself, you stop trying to hide aspects of yourself for which you feel irrational shame. You accept yourself as a

10 Ways Old Souls Love Differently

By | 2017-01-02T20:59:57+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Old souls seem to have an innate maturity. They go through life as if their eyes had seen a lot more than their years on this planet would permit. Old souls understand that there's more to life than what X is wearing or who Y is dating. They realize there's more to life than how much money you’ve got in your bank account and what car you're driving. An old

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