21 September 2017, by Somesh Valentino Curti   “We do not discover the wisdom of our feelings because we do not let them complete their work; we try to suppress them or discharge them in premature action, not realizing that they are a process of creation which, like birth, begins as a pain and turns into …
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19 November 2016, by Somesh Valentino Curti Being in a depressive state means to identify with a feeling of unhappiness within ourselves. This state is usually related to bad experiences in our past or present life that have caused us pain. The main problem with depression is not the feeling in itself but how we identify …
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24 September 2016, by Somesh Valentino Curti When as expats we cross our secure borders and start living in a new country, or whenever we have to face an unexpected event in life, we might end up in an anxious state. We commonly think that the feelings of unsafety and unpredictability, coming with these experiences, are …
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28 April 2016, by Somesh Valentino Curti Do you get stuck in negative thinking, are you sometimes excessively self-critical or do you avoid negative feelings at all costs? Here are some effective strategies for dealing with negative emotions in a healthy manner. “I am not good enough” “I am wrong” “I am a failure” “I am …
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8 June 2015, by Somesh Valentino Curti Anger is one of the most powerful and primary emotions of human beings. With the improvement of living conditions in modern societies, we would expect to see its presence decreasing, but is that actually happening? Tantrums, fights in the street, intolerance towards others or self-harm are all signs …
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30 March 2015, by Somesh Valentino Curti We are all busy with our love relationships: past, present and even future ones. They take so much of our time because they can bring us into a Heaven made of fulfillment, love and appreciation. Or, just as easily, into a real Hell, full of judgments, misunderstandings and …
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How do we deal with emotional pain? When it appears in our system we systematically fear it and allow this fear to lead us away from it. But is that the right answer? Are we sure that emotional pain is an enemy, and that it goes against our happiness? All our emotional problems: depression, anxiety, …
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15 September 2014, by Somesh Valentino Curti Food, sex, relationships, gambling, drugs, money, cigarettes, work, alcohol, shopping… Anything can be the object of an addiction. It can affect all of us because it is much more a part of our daily life than we think. “You are sitting and smoking; you believe that you are …
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Beyond Culture Shock

August 6th, 2014 | Posted by Somesh Valentino Curti in Expat Interesting Articles - (Comments Off on Beyond Culture Shock)

9 August 2014, by Somesh Valentino Curti Moving to a foreign country has an emotional impact which can be more or less strong according to our own way of reacting to it. Some people are immediately enthusiastic about the country they moved to and adapt to it smoothly. Others, after a difficult initial period, overcome …
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 20 of May 2014, by Somesh Valentino Curti “I am alive!” We should always carry this awareness with us as a background melody for each moment of our lives. It gives life a deeper meaning and value. Unfortunately, we often forget this simple fact and begin to take our presence on Earth for granted. It …
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