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The importance of learning to say “no”

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When on the go, it may be hard to say "no."

There’s only so long you can kid yourself that going to crocheting classes on Tuesday nights is what you’re all about.

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Love, bureaucracy & despair in the city

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The city of Leipzig can breed equal parts love and despair for expats. (Photo: public domain)

Coming to Leipzig is rather easy – staying, not so much. A heartbreaking story involving an intercultural couple, unpaid pension fund fees and the Ausländerbehörde.

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Why your startup needs a Leipzig presence

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Leipzig wants you and your startup here!

In Leipzig, there may be some benefits you’ve never heard of that can be extremely advantageous to a young company.

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Bijoutefriends: how to spot and avoid them

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Bijoutefriends tend to falsely present themselves as having your best interests at heart, even as being selfless.

Their legacy tends to be, at best, an irritation and nasty mark that fade off after a bit, and at worst the loss of real friendships and lifelines.

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Why we are all built for moving

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Why a sedentary lifestyle is harmful and change and moving are our natural state.

Reflecting on his Camino de Santiago journey, our guest columnist makes his case on staying open to change – and constant movement in our daily lives.

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Flowerpower bouncers block foreigners

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Kept out of Flowerpower by bouncers. (Photo: public domain)

I’d leave Flowerpower at daybreak, and never felt disrespected or unwelcome there as a foreigner. That is, until the wee hours of last Sunday.

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