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.

Signs Your Fear of Commitment Is Preventing You from Being Happy

By | 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,

7 Reasons Why Being Real is More Important than Being Nice

By | 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

8 Unexpected Reasons Why You’re Attracting Toxic Love

By | 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

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

By | 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

8 Reasons A Few Failed Relationships Are Good for You

By | 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

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

By | 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

10 Ways Old Souls Love Differently

By | 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

An Introvert and an Extrovert Make the Perfect Couple for These 8 Reasons

By | December 20th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

If you asked most people what they imagined the perfect couple to be, they’d probably tell you that they should share interests and have similar personalities. The perfect couple can be found in different combinations, and in the case of introverts and extroverts, the old adage ‘opposites attract’ seems to hold true. It might be surprising to

What it Means to Love a Person who is Used to Being Alone

By | December 4th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

I’m assuming, if you’re interested in the content of this article, that you’re either someone in a relationship with a person who is used to being alone, or you’re a person who is used to being alone, in a relationship with someone who is not. I’m also assuming that you want the relationship to work.

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