Yesterday was one of my close friend’s birthday. She’s a young, pure soul with a kind heart and an intelligence you rarely meet today. She seems much older than her real age… and there’s a 10-year gap between us (don’t ask me how come I have friends much younger than I am, because it was … More The Story About How I Started Living My Own Life
Lately, I’ve been feeling kind of sluggish and uninspired. You’ll say that I feel this way all the time, because that’s pretty much all I write about. Right? The truth is – I live my happy moments in real life, when I’m physically with my beloved ones, in the exact moment when all of it … More Take Charge of Your Life
Today I decided to give myself a huge break! And this is how it happened… Yesterday, I had a commitment in the morning that I couldn’t skip, then, I had to run to my meeting at 10:30 am. This meeting lasted 2 hours and I walked home (which is a 20 min walk, thank God … More Give Yourself a Break – You Deserve It!
I grew up in a former Soviet country, that just got out of the Soviet Union and was struggling to restore its autonomy. People were busy with all kinds of problems, and fashion was not one of them. As long as I can remember, I grew up wearing my older sister’s clothes. Whatever my mom … More Fashion moment that changed my life
Have you ever wondered what it takes for a person to succeed, to get through hardships in life, to keep going and keep being motivated, no matter the circumstances? In my opinion, people are fascinating creatures, they push themselves to the limits and they make it through their days. I remember my years in high … More Fighting the fight
Lately, I’ve been going through a very rough period, where I dealt with my baby’s tantrums, her developmental milestones, brain changes, new skills acquirements, new discoveries and new desires. All this time I held myself composed, calm, smiling and encouraging. I tried so hard not to give in to the negative build-up in my heart, … More Am I the only one struggling with motherhood?
Have you ever had that feeling when you feel elated for no special reason? When you wake up in the morning and just look outside the window and feel happy. When it doesn’t matter if it’s sunny or cloudy. When the events in your life have nothing to do with your state. You just feel … More Why not spread a little love!
For the past 10 years or so, the internet was over-the-top full of quotes and contents like “women are all”, “women should be respected and praised for everything they do”, “inequality between men and women”, “women are the keepers of the family and the house”, etc. etc. etc. Women, women, women. Everywhere. About men I … More Why don’t we talk more about our men?
If you got bored of your usual snacks, or you want to make a twist on your usual yogurt, I can suggest my personal choice for a healthy in-between-meals snack, which is nutritious, very delicious, and easy to make. It’s called “yogurt with granola and berries”, and it’s exactly what it is, as you just … More Healthy snack idea
I`m a mom of a 9-month-old baby girl. Many of my friends don`t know about it, which is funny in a way. But this is not relevant in my story, anyway. I have a couple of questions to all the moms out there: Have you ever, or do you still, sometimes, feel stigmatized by other … More Are Moms Being Stigmatized?