10 Lessons That Being an Athlete Taught Me

The other day I read an article in which the author was talking about how she doesn't want her daughter to be an athlete because she would rather have her have a childhood... meaning she could jump puddle-to-paddle carefree or stare out the window anytime she wants to (literally the examples she was using). She also doesn't want her daughter...

How I Deal with Feeling Overwhelmed

I sometimes find myself stressing over things in life that I can't fully control at the moment. The scary future and the overwhelming feeling of what am I gonna do in life, where will I end up, how often will I see my family. This can put me in a pretty bad groove once in a while but I...

5 Ways Being Away From Technology Made Me Happy

Hi Everyone! I hope you like the new blog look!!! :D I met with some amazing people in the past couple of months and they helped me out a huge amount to make a new look that reflects my personalty a little more. It is a work in progress but it is ready enough so I can share it with you all and...

29 unusual date night ideas

Just before I start getting into the details I would like to say that this tiny jar has became one of the most precious little gifts I have ever received. Every time I look at it, it makes me smile. It brings back great memories, looking at it warms my heart but let's see what is inside of this...

Sorry?! I guess, I am Not Sorry!

Sorry?! ... I guess I am not sorry! So this year, I have been doing a different self-improvement challenge each month. I did a no-chocolate month, a no-meat month, a squat month (ouch! Now I have beautiful Hulk legs. Totally not worth it) and other things that I will write about in a later post. This month I will stop...

Life of a College Graduate; Poem-ish

Life of a College Graduate; Poem-ish Go to college – they said You will get a job – they said I went to college like you said and got two degrees!! – I said Oh you are international – they said Two bachelors is not enough – they said You must stick out and get a master’s degree – they said. (So I went back to school...

10 Lessons That Living Abroad Taught Me

1. How to be okay with being alone Traveling alone used to scare the heck out of me and I never really understood people who swore by it. But there is a beautiful side to it that now I understand more. When you are by yourself, you are more observant. You pay more attention to details, to sounds, to feelings....

To Create a better me. Chapter 2/12 -How I fought back against my coffee addiction

Some says coffee is good for you, some says it is terrible for you. I am definitely one who says coffee is great for me…for my soul at least. I am  addicted to the taste and definitely I am addicted to the process of making coffee. I love the smell that spreads around the house when I make coffee at home. I...

To Create a better me. Chapter 1/12 -How I fought back against my chocolate addiction

I am ready to create a better me...I am not one for resolutions. I have never really believed in them. I am usually the person standing in the middle of the room watching others come up with their New Year resolutions and when they ask me what is mine I just go... Don’t get me wrong, I do change things up when...

Save money that you can put towards travel

There always comes a time when I feel like I have to organize my life. That includes cleaning out the computer's desktop, deleting and sorting out my emails and realizing how much unnecessary sites I am getting messages from that cluster my mail box. A couple months ago when I was on a roll organizing I decided to start writing...

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