I’ve got a question for you: When was the last time you REALLY wondered about something around you with full curiosity and felt extremely excited like a little child? The reason I’m asking you this is because I see that, with age, we lose our ability to stay curious about things in life, thus losing … More How Do You Feed Your Curiosity?
They say that on the other side of fear is everything you want (aka growth and opportunities). Would you agree? Last Saturday, I took a wonderful walk in the park North of Montreal, where nature is still half-wild (because coyotes live there and we have personally seen one!!!), half-humanized, and you get the taste of … More What’s Beyond Our Fear?
In my 2nd article on understanding and owning our emotions, I would very much like to talk about how, quite often, we can get our own emotions quite wrong! Surprise, surprise! Yes, I said “WRONG”! And yes, I said that we don’t always understand the real emotions we are feeling in a certain moment. There … More How To Assess Your Emotions. Part 2
With this article, I would like to start a 2-part-series of blog posts dedicated specifically to understanding and owning our emotions. Feelings are a big part of our lives. They dictate how we react to everything surrounding our being and so, it is very important to nurture them and be aware of them every single … More How to Assess Your Emotions. Part 1
At times, life gets overwhelming. You find yourself doing many things forcefully, performing tasks out of your last strength, and you feel sluggish and simply off. At least, that’s certainly about me, so just to make it sound more personal. Today, I did a lot of thinking, a lot of reflecting upon my … More Life Gets Overwhelming? Get a Plan!
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?
A week or so ago I’ve seen quite often on Facebook the following phrase: “Wherever you go, you take yourself with you.” This phrase, in itself, brings a negative vibe to the whole story. I, for one, choose to look further than the horizon and I choose to see more than what is … More Catchy internet phrases: for real?
Two days ago my husband and I have donated some baby clothes to a friend of ours who is expecting her baby by the end of this week, or the beginning of next week. My husband was the one to deliver the goods, as I stayed home with our ill baby. My friend called me … More Happiness is always free!