Author Archive: Rebekka K. Steg

Link Love (2014-08-30)

Thought-provoking “One of the most vital components to creating a happy, healthy, and fulfilling relationship is to become a master at setting boundaries in relationships.  In simple terms, boundaries are the thing that keeps us separate from the other person.  The boundaries are what set the place between where you end and the other person …

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Link Love (2014-08-23)

Thought-provoking “Being overly smart is obnoxious, being wise is a turn on. There’s something irresistible about someone you can learn from. The need for banter and witty conversation is more imperative than you may believe, and falling in love with a reader will enhance not just the conversation, but the level of it. According to …

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Link Love (2014-08-17)

Thought-provoking “But when we talk about “what women want”, we tend to assume that the stereotypes are universal – and usually based on upper-middle class WASPs. Even when breaking it down tends to aggregate all women into the broad stereotypes of their segment; all white women are X, all black women are Y, all Asian …

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2014 August Twitterature

Welcome to Twitterature for August, been reading a lot of Irish literature and really enjoying it. As always linking up with the wonderful Moderns Mrs. Darcy. Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt: Powerful, sad yet humorous memoir of growing up in poverty with an alcoholic father in Catholic Ireland in the 1930’s and 40’s. Highly #recommended. …

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Link Love (2014-08-09)

Thought-provoking “Gideon Levy is the most hated man in Israel – and perhaps the most heroic. This “good Tel Aviv boy” – a sober, serious child of the Jewish state – has been shot at repeatedly by the Israeli Defence Force, been threatened with being “beaten to a pulp” on the country’s streets, and faced …

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Meditation & Mindfulness Made Easy

You probably already know that meditation & mindfulness training is good for you. It helps you deal with stress, anxiety, teaches you how to stay present and focused and can even help you use your brain more effectively! If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably already tried to establish a meditation practice – maybe even more …

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Link Love (2014-07-24)

Thought-provoking 10 things America does so much worse than Europe – Salon “There is a relationship between background knowledge and reading comprehension. The more you understand about a particular subject, the more “hooks” keep the facts in there. So if you are going to read a book on a subject you don’t know much about, …

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Writer’s Wednesday: First Crush: The Pursuit of Brave (Self) Love by Mara Glatzel

Mara Glatzel is one of my favourite coaches, time and time again her blog posts and newsletter love notes have broken through my shell and hit me right where I needed it. When it comes to courageous and brave self-care and self-love, she’s the first person I turn to. I love her thoughts on the need for …

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Link Love (2014-07-19)

Thought-provoking 5 Rules to Make Dating Easier (On Yourself) – Dr NerdLove “Second, participants didn’t notice their own performance declines. When participants graded themselves, they believed that their performance declined for a few days and then tapered off. In reality, they were continuing to get worse with each day. In other words, we are poor judges …

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Writer’s Wednesday: Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt became an almost instant bestseller when it was first published in 1996, and has won the Pulitzer Price, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Royal Society of Literature Award (amongst others). I think I watched the movie years ago, but I can’t remember much of it. Finally …

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