Liva Paudere


Liva lives far away from where she grew up. As a kid, she asked her parents to teach her how to read, because she knew she wanted to write. Liva will try everything once, especially peculiar food items that move.

Everything You Need To Know To Survive A 90-Day Trial Period At Your New Job

By Liva Paudere
You wrote a 2,000-word, insightful blog post about the company you wished to work at. You paid for Facebook and Twitter ads out of your own pocket to promote your post, targeting it at people employed by the said company, got a shout-out on Twitter…

Why Dating Someone Just Like You Makes The World A Very Boring Place

By Liva Paudere
Our mothers dreamed of Prince Charming. The most likely mustached, high-waisted-pant-wearing chap with a naughty twinkle in his eye went to important meetings, and he was generally an overall impressive macho man. But, he had delicate hands because…

5 Things A Woman's Handbag Says About Her Daily Mindset

By Liva Paudere
It's an age-old debate, but we still don't know who really has it all figured out. Is it the woman who feels naked when carrying anything less than a formidable, small child-sized bag? Or the fairy-like creature who tiptoes through life, carrying no…

The Most Effective Way To Get What You Want Is To Work Backward

By Liva Paudere
We elderly, sentimental folk might remember a show called "Friends." Season 7, episode 14 is called, 'The One Where They All Turn Thirty.' It focuses on Rachel, who freaks out so much, she dumps her happy-go-lucky younger boyfriend during the…

When You Should Tell Your Subconscious To Shut Up And Try Something New

By Liva Paudere
It is difficult having to cope with the “human condition.” We are supposed to have inner peace, be thankful and happy with what we have, yet also have ambitions and strive to better ourselves. We have to be respected and respectful, trustworthy and…

6 Ways You're Ruining Your Own Relationship By Over-Analyzing

By Liva Paudere
Humans are amazing, pattern-recognition machines. It has been an almost unrivaled evolutionary advantage that benefits our hunter-gatherer ancestors and today's entrepreneurs. Our ability to learn from the past (mental time travel) helps us to cope…

Sapiosexuals: 8 Ways To Turn On Your Partner With Your Intelligence

By Liva Paudere
If we are lucky enough, we get to take part in conversations that jerk us back to life, like salt in an open wound. These conversations don’t always happen with the people you would expect. They are accidental miracles with extraordinary human…

Stay Hungry: 6 Ways To Make It Through The Necessary Evil Of Looking For A New Career

By Liva Paudere
Never will society more resemble a lawless herd of evil warthogs, like when you are 20-something and looking for a new career. The twisted mechanisms of our modern society will become clear as day to you. You will say to yourself, “Perhaps the best…

11 Ways A Partner Is Completely Different From A Boyfriend Or Girlfriend

By Liva Paudere
The term "partner" has a solid ring to it. It indicates that you are with someone who wants to share his or her life with you. On the other hand, a "boyfriend" or "girlfriend" is someone you fondled in high school at a house party — and it was…