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Hollywood frogs – the emotional moment

The emotional rollercoaster is one of the reasons we love films. Feeling our hearts beat faster as a couple lean in for their first kiss, wiping away a tear as one of them passes away in their grief-stricken partner’s arms. But how far do these emotional moments reflect our real lives? And is the Hollywood take on emotions damaging how we experience our own?

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Hollywood Frogs

Films are not reality, we all know that. Yet influences from films sneak into our minds without us realising it, skewing how we look at the world.

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The guilty party

When someone is a victim of crime, who is to blame? The criminal, of course. Yet, so often, we blame the victim. Why is that?

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Holiday plans

This summer, we are hoping to finally take the holiday we planned for 2020. But what is better, planning a holiday in advance, or improvising it on the spot? And, in the post-corona world of border checks, overstretched airports and rental car shortages, is a holiday simply more trouble than it’s worth?

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is the day on which children pamper their mothers. So why is it often a day of stress for me?

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People-watching

As corona once more sets severe limits on human contact, the fleeting occasions when more was possible become moments to treasure.