I am sure you know how much slang you use on a daily basis. It is a huge part of our communication. It's the same in Russian, so if you want to sound like a real native you need start practicing your slang. From slangy greetings to swear words, this guide has it all - with explanations of when and how to use these words and phrases.
Starting at the age of 12, Derek's life began to get much more complicated. An internal struggle was about to take hold. Its grip would cause unimaginable anxiety. The normal thoughts and feelings he had prior were a distant memory. This had to be dealt with using irrational methods. Over time he had to manage and cope the best way he could. This is a true account of one Northwest man's experiences living with the mental disorder known as OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder).
Some writers would love to meet their characters; a cup of coffee, some stimulating conversation, and a fond farewell. Others would run screaming from the thought. Kyle Murdoch is definitely one of the latter. When the kid shows up on his doorstep, Kyle thinks he's just an obsessed fan at first. But as events grow frantically worse and more characters seek him out, Kyle will have to find a strength he's not sure he possesses if he's to right his wrongs and take responsibility for his creations.
Every time I turn around I hear people talking about the stupid people in their lives. I got to thinking about how we got to the point of not being stupid. We made mistakes and learned from them. I have put together a very hard knocks-style book sharing the lessons I have learned over the years to help give young people a clue about what real life should have in it. Most of these things they haven't bothered teaching you in school; I want you all to know that there is still hope in a world ran by the less than wise.