Lately, I’ve been missing my home like crazy. And, by “my home”, I don’t mean the places where I’ve lived over the past 10+ years, but my childhood home, my home town and my family as we all were back in the day. I’ve been here in Canada for almost 3 years now and I … More I Miss My Home…
Hey Everyone! If you were wondering what happened to me for the last 2 weeks and why I wasn’t able to post anything new on my blog, making the long story short – I Got A Job! I now have a full-time job at a big company in Montreal and last Friday was the mark … More Where Did I Go?
This week I feel such a big urge to write something encouraging to all of you, to tell you that everything is great and that Life knows what it does to get you where you need to be, even if you’re on some rough paths sometimes. So, I just had this realization the other day … More The Good in Our Life
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?
Today, I feel like talking about money. It wouldn’t normally be my topic of choice for this blog, because I find this topic to be quite personal and individual to every one of us. Yet, I have always found fascinating the idea of creating a budget, finding new ways to save money, to invest or … More Budgeting Your Money
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
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!
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!
When we are born, we are given the most amazing gifts of all: time, love, life and… death. None of these are transferrable or exchangeable. You can’t bargain on these gifts, you can’t trade them for something else. Also, you can’t touch them or get a grasp of them… Life is this stretch of events … More Time, love, life and… death
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