ponedeljek, 28. december 2015

ponedeljek, 07. december 2015

The Power of Subconscious

Our subconscious is a powerful thing. We ought to be careful with it, but we can also rely on its resources to a great deal. Read more here. Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 23. november 2015

The Enigma of Bias

I wrote a book about coping with mental illness Balancing the Beast – A Bright View of Schizoaffective Disorder, to fight stigma and bias. Read more here. Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 09. november 2015

sreda, 28. oktober 2015

ponedeljek, 26. oktober 2015

Freedom and Its Limits

As I see the world today, we are given more and more freedom. What we do not realize many times is that with freedom there also comes responsibility. Read more here. Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 12. oktober 2015

Between Two Fires

Out of the Forest and into the City is a fantasy novel with romance that deals with love relationships, but also with relationships of all kinds. Read about handling two persons in a fight in this blog: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/between-two-fires Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 28. september 2015

Stepping on a Land Mine in Relationships

Out of the Forest and into the City is a fantasy novel with romance that deals with love relationships, but also with relationships of all kinds. Read about handling angry people in this blog. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/stepping-on-a-land-mine-in-relationships Take care, Helena Smole, author of: - a fantasy novel with romance Vivvy and Izzy the Dwarf: A series about relationships - Balancing the Beast, a book offering a bright view of schizoaffective disorder ˗ bipolar or manic-depressive type

ponedeljek, 14. september 2015

Trying to Help Others from Self Help to Fantasy Novels

I wrote a book about coping with mental illness Balancing the Beast – A Bright View of Schizoaffective Disorder, mostly because I wanted to inspire other people in a similar situation. Later, I tried to depict some of my worries about others in my fantasy novel with romance Out of the Forest and into the City (Vivvy and Izzy the Dwarf: A series about relationships Book 1). Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/trying-to-help-others-from-self-help-to-fantasy-novels Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 31. avgust 2015

Sing along, fellow women, men and dwarfs

Izzy the Dwarf later gets a singing companion. He and his new friend Vivvy, a compassionate lady, soon go beyond performing and decide to include the audience. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/sing-along-fellow-women-men-and-dwarfs Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 17. avgust 2015

Vivvy and Izzy the Dwarf: A series about relationships

The couple gets all the couples therapy they could want, but they still have to find a way through their conflicts on their own. This novel is a fairy-tale after the fairy-tale. It shows the reader what happens after the lady and her prince charming have found each other. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/vivvy-and-izzy-the-dwarf-a-series-about-relationships Take care, Helena Smole

sreda, 05. avgust 2015

Ah, Fears!

We talk about our fears with other people. In my opinion it would be a lot more effective to try to conquer the fears alone, at least most of them. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/ah-fears Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 27. julij 2015

Ah, Mistakes!

Mistakes are definitely new experiences and as such new learning opportunities. They are also chances to learn how to forgive ourselves. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/ah-mistakes Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 06. julij 2015

Keeping Your Writing Fears on a Leash

You are welcome to read my guest blog on M. K. Theodoratus’s page: http://kaytheod.blogspot.com/2015/07/keeping-your-writing-fears-on-leash.html Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 22. junij 2015

We Realize the Real Value at Loss

When you read my book Balancing the Beast, you will find that the things I do to stay healthy have changed through the years. I choose what works for me best at the time and never stop exploring. I would never dedicate so much time, energy and thought to maintaining my health, hadn’t I lost it at such an early age. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/we-realize-the-real-value-at-loss Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 08. junij 2015

Life is like a math task

Life as such could be compared to a math task. We all get an individual task to solve of course. The starting data differs from person to person. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/life-is-like-a-math-task Take care, Helena Smole

sobota, 30. maj 2015

Vivvy and Izzy the Dwarf: A series about relationships Book 1

Buy my new novel about relationships at a discount price: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00VP47OOA Take care, Helena Smole

torek, 26. maj 2015

Chaos versus Order

If one assigns too much power to chaos, one can get really depressed. However, assigning too much power to ourselves can leave us totally exhausted at the end of the day. Here we go again balancing the beast. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/chaos-versus-order Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 11. maj 2015

Destiny Reefs

Until one day I simply felt that driving was not for me. I admitted defeat. The paranoia behind the wheel is my destiny reef. And I respect it. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/destiny-reefs Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 27. april 2015

Take Smaller Bites

Our brain digests large quantities of information each and every day just like our digestive system processes food. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/take-smaller-bites Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 13. april 2015

My Mistake – My Lesson

It was the mistake that eventually led us to self-analysis and set us free from the vicious circle of repeating the same unproductive behavior. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/my-mistake-my-lesson Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 30. marec 2015

A Blog for the Future

The more we compliment each other, the more we build an emotional atmosphere, where really competent people with integrity will keep the leading positions. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/a-blog-for-the-future Take care, Helena Smole

četrtek, 19. marec 2015

Too Much Pressure on the Parents

Since, in my opinion, lately there has been a belief developing, that parents own some kind of a magic wand, when it comes to upbringing, I wanted to point out some limitations in this blog. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/too-much-pressure-on-the-parents Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 02. marec 2015

A New Girl in Town

To sum up, it was not easy. But I did it. I am a writer today. I found some ways to keep the balance and not work too much or too little. And I have wonderful new friends. It is possible. But you have to know what you want. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/a-new-girl-in-town Take care, Helena Smole

torek, 17. februar 2015

Glass-is-half-full-attitude

The so glorified “being positive” is not an abstract thing. Neither is it something you only think about, when you pray or meditate. The glass-is-half-full-attitude should be put into practice. Life gets so much better, when you are counting your blessings all day through. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/glass-is-half-full-attitude Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 02. februar 2015

The Burden of Freedom

In my opinion the burden of freedom gets a lot easier by merely reducing the things you own. Or perhaps exposing yourself to less commercials, which is a lot harder, but it can be done. For example by reading books instead of watching television. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/the-burden-of-freedom Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 19. januar 2015

All Different All Equal

Any way we look at it, we are a global village. And it takes a lot of tolerance and understanding to be able to coexist. Of course there are things we are not supposed to tolerate, like crime and other unethical deeds that can only be done by people, who forget about karma. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/all-different-all-equal Take care, Helena Smole

ponedeljek, 05. januar 2015

True Love

Is there a thing like false love? I do not think so. Love simply IS or IS NOT. Yes, there can be more or less love or in other words it can be more or less passionate. Read more: http://www.helenasmole.com/2015/true-love Take care, Helena Smole, author of Balancing the Beast, a book offering a bright view of schizoaffective disorder ˗ bipolar or manic-depressive type