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…

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,…

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. While I didn’t crack a bottle every day, I did feel like alcohol was prominent enough in my life to subject it to a…

CHOICES AND WHAT TO KEEP IN MIND WHEN YOU MAKE THEM

Last week, due to the fact I had to make some myself, I’ve been thinking a lot about choices: small choices, life-changing choices, the process of making them, what influences our choices and how making one makes us feel. As they're part of our everyday life, and sometimes extremely hard to make, today’s blog post…

EXPLORING HABITS: TWO WEEKS INTO MY THIRTY BOOZE-FREE DAYS

A while ago, I decided to investigate the habit of drinking alcohol as part of my bigger quest to see life in a different light and, perhaps, making it a little more exciting. Although I don’t regard my drinking habits as problematic, I do often wonder about its impact and the ease with which I…