My favourite latest articles: Stunning photographs of lions, why Generation Y is unhappy and more

Some articles speak to me so much that once they’re opened in a tab, it’s hard for me to close them. Once my computer starts slowing down because of all the open tabs, I know it’s time to say goodbye. No! Don’t make me do it! So I thought, why not share the wealth with my readers? And that’s what I’ve decided to do. I hope you enjoy these amazing articles I’ve come across over the last few weeks.

My close encounter with lions in Botswana

I hail Nicolai Frederik Bonnén Rossen who went to Botswana for a photo shoot with some dudes and some lions. As he put it:

Can’t explain in words how anxiety-provoking it feels to be just three guys and no weapons whatsoever face-off with six adult, male lions and not a soul to hear you within miles.

The photographs in this article are stunning. The descriptions are so eloquent too. Such talent.

Why women should be more like men

You’re Just a Dumbass is a blog I just found which is about dating (found it after the author “Liked” one of my pieces on Habitza.com). She is definitely more crass than me but she’s quite insightful. Here is the best line from this post:

…[Men] don’t say to themselves: I’m not pretty enough, I’m not at the sexiest at the moment, I put on some weight, or whatever else that would stop them from trying to get what they want.

Check it out. Her advice in her piece “How to stop being single” is pretty sensible as well.

Find your calling: How to ask yourself the right questions

Here is a piece with a few simple tips for figuring out if you’re on the right track or not. I loved reading it because it made me feel great about the direction I’m currently taking at a time when I can use all the positive reinforcement I can get. She starts by saying you should ask yourself two questions:

1. What am I really good at? 2. What can I be passionate about for a really long time?

And then she gives more tips on how to get to the bottom of it. Read more.

4 Beliefs That Will (Eventually) Lead to a Nervous Breakdown

I admit I’ve had this one open for a while already, to remind myself about my inner thoughts that could definitely lead to major nervousness, if not a nervous breakdown. The writer mentions destructive thoughts like:

If people really knew me, they’d hate me–and probably want nothing to do with me.

So bad! What are your self destructive thoughts? Read all four here.

The 12 types of procrastinators

This funny-cuz-it’s-true comic strip depicting 12 kinds of procrastinations. Of course it’s not as if I can relate to all 12 of them, or anything like that. Why would you even think that? Check it out. That is unless you haven’t yet admitted to yourself that you’re a procrastinator, just like the rest of us. :)

Why Generation Y yuppies are unhappy

What a great explanation about why my generation tends to be unhappy. Beautifully done with great diagrams. For example:

Pfff I can't relate. Can you?
Pfff I can’t relate. Can you?

It’s a little long but very worthwhile. That’s all, folks. Let me know if you enjoyed this. Have a wonderful week, Queen Deena (I’m considering that career direction, testing it out.)

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