Author Archives: corneliusappin

I’m Outta Here

Yeah, this is it. I haven’t got around to posting anything in the last… hell, two years?! I could put in a mighty effort but… have moved too far in a different direction, I guess. I’ll just let the domain

I’m Outta Here

Yeah, this is it. I haven’t got around to posting anything in the last… hell, two years?! I could put in a mighty effort but… have moved too far in a different direction, I guess. I’ll just let the domain

How Not To Date Online

This’ll point you the right way. Now, my online dating days are long gone, and if I started a new profile I doubt my wife would be very pleased. The “It’s just for research, honest!” defense never really worked before.

How Not To Date Online

This’ll point you the right way. Now, my online dating days are long gone, and if I started a new profile I doubt my wife would be very pleased. The “It’s just for research, honest!” defense never really worked before.

„Self-Knowledge Availed Us Nothing.“

(Relax, this is no AA meeting. I just stole their catchphrase to drive a point home.) Wait, what?I know. I’ve been going on about you having to get to know yourself, and all that. While I haven’t technically bullshitted you,

„Self-Knowledge Availed Us Nothing.“

(Relax, this is no AA meeting. I just stole their catchphrase to drive a point home.) Wait, what?I know. I’ve been going on about you having to get to know yourself, and all that. While I haven’t technically bullshitted you,

Gym Class, Revisited

When I was a kid I would get a lot of flak from my teachers about how I wasn’t enrolled in a single after-school sports program. Bear in mind that this was East Germany where shunning sports was just one

Gym Class, Revisited

When I was a kid I would get a lot of flak from my teachers about how I wasn’t enrolled in a single after-school sports program. Bear in mind that this was East Germany where shunning sports was just one

Procrasturbation

Don’t know where to start? No worries, it doesn’t matter. Everything is connected. The ball doesn’t care where you kick it, just kick it hard. At first glance, social isolation doesn’t seem to offer you many options. The “easy way

Procrasturbation

Don’t know where to start? No worries, it doesn’t matter. Everything is connected. The ball doesn’t care where you kick it, just kick it hard. At first glance, social isolation doesn’t seem to offer you many options. The “easy way

Change Sucks.

We derive security from routine, not deviation. A forced detour from your daily commute pisses you off not just because you take a few minutes longer to get home but because you have to re-orient yourself. Thank evolution for that:

Change Sucks.

We derive security from routine, not deviation. A forced detour from your daily commute pisses you off not just because you take a few minutes longer to get home but because you have to re-orient yourself. Thank evolution for that:

The Psychology Of Awkwardness III: Failing Like A Boss

Oh. Did I raise any hopes that you’d wake up one day and be perfectly adjusted, if only you worked hard enough? Scratch “when this is all over”. Here’s a fun piece of news: This may never be over. Let’s

The Psychology Of Awkwardness III: Failing Like A Boss

Oh. Did I raise any hopes that you’d wake up one day and be perfectly adjusted, if only you worked hard enough? Scratch “when this is all over”. Here’s a fun piece of news: This may never be over. Let’s

The Psychology Of Awkwardness II – Oh, The Injustice

Okay, point taken. We’ve all got our burdens to carry. But for all that happened to us, the universe sure owes us one, eh? Some compensation? A lucky break? A girl with big boobs? That’s the least we deserve, right?

The Psychology Of Awkwardness II – Oh, The Injustice

Okay, point taken. We’ve all got our burdens to carry. But for all that happened to us, the universe sure owes us one, eh? Some compensation? A lucky break? A girl with big boobs? That’s the least we deserve, right?

The Psychology Of Awkwardness I – Personality And You

Personality… it’s one of those abstract psycho-things, but what exactly it it? For our purposes, it’s simply the whole package of your psyche – your experiences, good and bad; your goals and dreams; everything you picked up from your parents,

The Psychology Of Awkwardness I – Personality And You

Personality… it’s one of those abstract psycho-things, but what exactly it it? For our purposes, it’s simply the whole package of your psyche – your experiences, good and bad; your goals and dreams; everything you picked up from your parents,

Preparing For Your Journey

Get ready to start your quest to seriously grow some! Of course, this wants some preparing. First thing we need is some ground rules… Rule #1: No excuses. Everything comes at a price. Self-reliance is something earned the hard way.

Preparing For Your Journey

Get ready to start your quest to seriously grow some! Of course, this wants some preparing. First thing we need is some ground rules… Rule #1: No excuses. Everything comes at a price. Self-reliance is something earned the hard way.