Introvert, writer, translator, bookworm, and animal lover.

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Hey there!

I’m Margaret Pan and I’m a freelance writer/translator, based in Athens, Greece. I decided to write this story in order to give you a better sense of who I am, my writing journey, and how I can help you.

I don’t know if my introversion is to blame…

5 signs you’ve found the safety you’ve been looking for.

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Have you ever been in a relationship with someone with whom you felt you couldn’t be your authentic self?

Or maybe, even though you trusted your partner, you felt like you couldn’t share with them all of your thoughts and feelings?

If that’s the case, your relationship probably lacked emotional…

Here’s what you need to give up immediately.

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Our relationship beliefs matter because what you believe about a relationship is also what you bring into it.

Between Hollywood movies, crappy tv-shows, and dozens of articles by people who have no idea what they’re talking about, many of us have unfortunately developed some unhealthy beliefs about love and dating…

#4. You think similarity means compatibility

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I’d rather not beat about the bush this time.

If you’re reading this, then you’re probably feeling frustrated in your relationship right now.

Maybe things aren’t working out the way you expected them to, or you feel like something’s missing…but have no idea what it is.

Not being able to…

5 reasons why you shouldn’t waste your time on the platform

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Currently, there are three well-established platforms for writing online that pay for your articles: Medium, Newsbreak, and Vocal.

I’ve tried all three of them; I’ve been writing on Medium approximately for 1,5 years, got recently accepted in Newsbreak’s monetization program, and first started publishing on Vocal four months ago.


The #1 quality you should be looking for.

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Everyone wants an emotionally reliable person in their lives.

No one wants to deal with untrustworthy people who can’t keep their word or follow through with their commitments.

I bet you’re no exception.

You want people you can count on in your life, people who, when they say that they…

Powerful reads of great value everyone should read

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Humans have the tendency to ask the wrong questions.

For example, we ask people how many books they’ve read throughout their life when what we should be asking them instead is how many of them actually made a difference in it.

Because, it doesn’t matter how many books you read…

You’ll have to make a lot of compromises — but not for these things.

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How many times in your life have you settled for less than you deserved in a relationship?

How many times did you choose to put up with a partner’s behavior in hopes they would later change?

Of course, compromise is an important element of a healthy partnership, as it can…

Why do so many marriages end?

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Why do so many marriages end?

Because people don’t take enough time to get to know each other before tying the knot.

They let themselves get carried away by the burning enthusiasm and the initial sparks of a relationship and rush into a marriage that’s bound to fail from the…

Books that had a genuinely positive impact on my life

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Man, I really, really love books.

Not only books can entertain and educate you, but they have also the potential to change your life — as long as you open your mind and pay attention to the lessons written on their pages.

I have read many books throughout my life…

Margaret Pan

Thoughtful writer. I write about relationships, psychology, personal development and books. Newsletter + more:

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