Monthly Archives: August 2012

Never make your girlfriend jealous in vain.

If you have a distant relationship, it’s quite a challenge for both of the participants. But sometimes you, guys, do everything to make your girlfriend jealous, I just can’t get why. Here are some tips not to make your girlfriend jealous in vain, or a short tutorial on thinking of the consequences for all your actions.

1). Never ever post your pics with other girls into any social net. Especially if your girlfriend knows that one of the women in the photo is attracted by you. Especially if she wears your clothes when you meet the sunset somewhere at your place! No, seriously. This is a true story! How can you be so irresponsible? No one says you must stop communicating with your friends-girls, but why should you let your jealous couple know about it one morning in the web?

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Alpha and beta males in cinema.

Lately I have found out that psychologists divide male society on two types: alpha and beta males. What does it mean? The first type refers to a strong serious man who can be silent as well. He never fails because physically and socially he keeps under control and dominate the events. And of course he is damn handsome and sexually attractive. This type of men is a quintessence of masculinity and power. When they speak about alpha men Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis appear in my imagination. They seem to be cool, at least the characters they perform. No fear, no panic, no blame. This type seems to be attractive but nowadays it is not that popular as in the 1990s when stereotypes concerning alpha male’s image were at the peak. So in cinema alpha males appear in such movies as Dirty Harry (1972), The Terminator (1984), The Matrix (1999), The Killer (1989), Apocalypse Now (1979), Goodfellas (1990), Fight Club (1999). Even though these movies are actual masterpieces I admire I wouldn’t say that the main characters are my heroes. To tell the truth I try to avoid people of similar traits in my life. They are not for me definitely.

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Professional Deformation and Its Impact on Health

People spend a great part of their lives at work, so there is no wonder that our professional sphere and everyday tasks influence our psychic and mind. This process is called professional deformation and is known for producing a negative effect on work efficiency and personal development.

Professional deformation is more characteristic for the spheres where communication is involved, like medicine, psychology, teaching. It is expressed in a change of the attitude towards other people – the teachers become more authoritarian, the psychologists tend to manipulate people and so on. There are types of professional deformation which can be dangerous to your health and you should better get acquainted with them to be prepared to cope with these “work injuries”.

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China would never stop surprising me.

Before visiting China I surfed the Internet trying to learn as much as possible about the country, its traditions and customs. It seems like I knew everything about the country. But once I came across pretty interesting post devoted to the fake stores of famous and well known brands in the country. Well, to tell the truth I know that it is just OK for Chinese people to copy literally everything they are interested in and like. Fake Louis Vuitton or Valentino don’t surprise me due to my indifference to the world of fashion and fashion brands. I’m not a fashionist at all. But it seemed to be pretty outrageous of them to launch a fake Apple store. For me it is a little bit offensive as I adore and idolize Steve Jobs and everything he managed to create. I was just puzzled and confused by the fact.

So when I arrived in Xi’an I was pretty upset to find out fake Apple store in the city center. I was so angry with it really. And the worst thing in it is that it looks like an actual Apple store. I don’t know how but he managed to copy every single detail of authentic store. Even staff think that they are working for actual Apple store. I’m not kidding you! How dare they launched the production and store as well? I mean it is terrible and I wonder what’s the attitude of the officials of the Apple? What about intellectual property rights? Or maybe Chinese authorities have never heard about it?

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