Forced to practice self-care: redefining productivity

In order to take care of my mental health, I have been out of the workforce for a few months now. This has been a huge challenge for me: I had no idea how hard it would be to sit down, be still, and actually focus on my health with no everyday life noise to... Continue Reading →


The insufferable magic of early mornings

We are all familiar with the sayings: The early bird catches the worm. The early morning has gold in its mouth. Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. We've all read the articles about how waking up early means better grades, higher levels of productivity, less stress, better... Continue Reading →

My favourite food blogs and recipes from the web

Cooking and baking are two of my absolute favourite things in life. I can spend a whole day leafing through my recipe books, picking something, gathering ingredients and finally cooking. I can lose myself in my kitchen and literally peel my anxiety off me while I work with my hands and set my own pace.... Continue Reading →


Disney x Primark haul

I am getting over one of those bad cold + cough combos, and getting any kind of exercise has been almost impossible, so to get out of the house I drove to one of the local  shopping centers and went for a walk / window shopping expedition. I often browse in Primark for cheap and... Continue Reading →


5 simple things that help me deal with my depression on bad days

If you live with depression, life can be easily divided in good days and bad days. Currently, I consider I had a good day if I have done all or most of the following: gotten out of bed, ate, exercised, connected with another human being (even just with a text message), made sure the house... Continue Reading →


A Mugful of Disney: unmissable rides at Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris is my ultimate happy place.  Despite not living in France, I try to go as often as I can. I think I'm up to 15 visits or so since my first time there back in 1995. Since I have accumulated a lot of knowledge about the Paris parks, I figured I'd share it with... Continue Reading →


My 6 strategies to deal with anxiety

Anxiety sucks. Let's get this straight. Anxiety may have been an extremely important survival and evolution tool, namely to run away from predators with giant fangs and even bigger appetites. If you've ever experienced an anxiety attack, however, you know that they will seldom be directly connected to lions approaching you on the plains. More... Continue Reading →


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