I’ve lived in a large city for almost all of my life, and many a vacation was spent there. Admittedly it’s not not my ideal choice for a summer holiday, but sometimes you simply have to make do. Budget can be tight, work can tie you close to home, or there can be other reasons why you simply can’t afford to spend your time off away from your urban environment. Yet I speak from experience: With a couple of life-hacks you’re bound to make some lovely memories! I’m sharing my favorite tips on how to have a great vacation in the city.
Jamie Oliver managed to climb up from a rather directionless lad in Essex to a world-wide celebrity chef. Although many people mostly seem to consider him a cook-become-businessman, I am most impressed with his continuous efforts to make the planet a better, if not healthier place. Lucky for us food-and-health nuts, he took the time to dedicate several television shows to his cause. So do you need some cooking inspiration? Are you looking for a good bit of documentary-like television? Consider checking out some of my favorite conscious Jamie Oliver tv shows! Here’s the top 5 countdown…
This week I was excited to start a new challenge! And then I forgot one key ingredient to make it a success (oops)! I’m also putting some extra effort into reading; leisurely and for studious purposes. You’ll know all about my to-read list (including some inspiring recommendations) in this week’s Weekly Wellness!
In the era of imagery and digital photography, taking photos and having your picture taken is unavoidable. Yet, while our phones, tablets and digital camera’s are often overflowing with images, the effort to give these photos some recognition seems to slowly fade away. During this challenge I’m going to change things up. It’s time to photograph your life as it is, in all it’s simplicity and splendor. All you need is your camera!
According to Hal Elrod, we can make better use of our mornings by setting the alarm-clock an hour earlier. This hour is completely dedicated to practice self development, and becoming a better, more productive and happier person as a result. After my first week into this 30 day challenge, I decided to split my findings up in two separate articles. In this second and final part of my Miracle Morning Challenge Report, I’ll tell all about my experiences of getting up early, doing the SAVERS, and about my personal ideas about the concept!
Sometimes you want something so bad, or worked for something so hard, that not achieving your goal can result into a heavy set of emotions. Unfortunately, these feelings usually go beyond the familiarity of simple sadness. Add a bit of anger and frustration to the mix, stir in a bit of fear and doubt, and top it all off with a pinch of impatience. You’re left with one of the most complex emotions I can name. Yep, disappointment. With this article I’m hoping to give you some tips on how to handle disappointment, because let’s be honest: When you’re dealing with such a wide range of emotions, you could really use a couple of good pointers to get you out of your funk!