It’s Not You, It’s Me! How Learning to Validate Yourself is a Life-Changer

For years I’ve been hearing and reading the phrase that “what other people think of you is none of your business.” My reaction to it was always the same. Something like “WTF?! Of course it is!” As an individual with a warrior spirit, I could never fathom how if someone had negative, warped or harmful feelings or beliefs about me it shouldn’t be something that concerns me. …

Old fashioned letters: Another Reality!
Old fashioned letters: Another Reality!

It never ceases to amaze me that the way almost all of us communicate by now — chiefly through social media apps — is often so insulting to the inherent sensitivities of human nature. Yet we’ve agreed to abide without much resistance or complaint, with this way of communicating.

On the one hand the entire purpose of social media has from the start been to offer people a sense of empowerment that they, as one of several billion souls on this planet, have a unique voice. Yet on the other, when it comes to the ways that social media insidiously…

Countless are the times that during my decades of travel around Greece since the late 90’s I tugged at my hair in despair, gritted my teeth, bit my tongue or just went ahead and ranted. The cause? Seeing the immense and singular, rich and unabashed potential of my country being neglected, overlooked, unseen, and worse still, by its own people.

Having grown up in Rome and followed a British education surrounded by children from everywhere in the world, I never felt I belonged in Greece, or even understood it, for a very long time. The gift that came from this…

Alexia Amvrazi

I meet people, visit places, try experiences & write/present about what fascinates me, ignite my soul & gives something bright, bold & useful to the world.

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