#3 Soviet-Afghan War: The Beginning of Action.

Let us take a step back. Today we reflect. Do you think we all believe in something? Believe it or not, the answer is yes. We might believe in God, or simply that cereal comes before milk, but whatever it is, belief is so common in our lives, that sometimes we don’t recognize it so…

#2 Soviet-Afghan War Series: So what happened 42 years ago?

To understand why the Soviets intervened in Afghanistan on 24th December 1979, we first need to go back a few decades.  In the 1950s and 1960s, Afghanistan was still a quite fragmented country. Most of the population lived in rural areas, in their own tribes, with their own laws and social structures to follow. But…

Two Words To End The Year: Thank You

Gratitude is also known as appreciation, acknowledgement, praise, grace and recognition (Ackerman). For me, it is in the simplest form of feeling happiness while making others feel it too. Gratitude is not the payment for goods, but a response to an unowed, undeserved and unexpected gift (Ackerman). Saying thank you when one helps or supports…

One Choice, One Life: A Book Review Of The Divergent Series

You can either be only smart or utterly brave or unconditionally kind or brutally honest or simply selfless or nothing.  At the age of 16, you make a choice. Where do you belong? Do you belong in Dauntless, who home fearlessness, or Erudite, who admire brains, or Candor, who worship honesty, or Amity, who always…