NO MOUNTAIN HIDES THE MOON: WHEN A 15TH CENTURY ZEN MASTER COMES TO THE RESCUE

I just couldn’t write. The frustration inside me grew larger as the text cursor kept prompting me to fill the empty page with words. Not a single word came to mind.

ON LETTING GO AND CREATING SPACE FOR THAT PRETTY INCREDIBLE SELF

The past weeks I was feeling rather stuck. Although I planned a ton of exciting new adventures, I couldn’t get myself to undertake any of them. I felt overwhelmed by the tiniest things and was completely drained after a day of work. It was as if my body was telling me “Sorry love, there is no space for new experiences in here”.

WHY GIVING FEELS GREAT (AND HOW YOU CAN GIVE A LITTLE BIT EVERY DAY)

I was reading a magazine when my eye caught the word “give”. Give. An extremely simple word with a very extensive meaning. The word had such impact on me, I decided to dedicate my week to it. It would be a week centered around giving and in this post I’ll tell you what it taught me.

As soon as I decided to give for a week, I asked myself: What is it exactly that I can give?

BOUNCING BACK FROM A FRENZY OF FESTIVITY

December and January always seem to get to me. After Christmas, I get myself together to go all out on New Year’s Eve and then, still slightly broken from a cracking party, I gather my final strengths to celebrate my birthday on the fifth. Yes, I absolutely love eating delicious food, being around amazing people and, most of all, celebrating my birthday. Pretty sure though, I am not the only person feeling empty and drained as soon as the second week of January hits.

EXPLORING HABITS: THINGS YOU’LL NOTICE WHEN YOU LOSE THE BOOZE FOR THIRTY DAYS

Guess what, I did it! For thirty days I did my thing without a single drink. Now I’ll tell you about some things I’ve noticed during these days of voluntary abstinence.