How To Keep Going When Motivation Is Not Around The Corner

Everybody has experienced those days: You wake up and feel low. You don´t understand why; just the night before, you were planning your next day and looking forward to it with anticipation. But then it came a bad night. Maybe you couldn´t sleep as good as you wanted; or simply woke up the next morning…

How To Deal With Writer’s Block?

One of the scariest things about writing is when you sit in front of a blank page and you feel paralyzed. What am I supposed to write? I stare at the blank page in front of my screen for a while. Isn’t it ironic, that when I am doing other things, like cleaning, cooking, or…

On The Road To Transformation

Many people believe transformation means chaos and uncertainty, but actually, the real transformation comes from a source of stillness. On my usual jogging trail in my beloved forest, I couldn’t stop admiring the wonderful stream of autumn colors- the colors of transformation: The once summer bright green dominating the trees scenery being transformed into different…

Women And Career: Can We Have It All?

I confess I used to have a romantic idea about my role of being a woman. When I was a young girl, I loved to play with dolls. I dressed them, fed them and made stories about their lives and whereabouts of their days. I took quite intuitively my role of mother and main caregiver…

Why I Started Writing? (And Never Plan to Stop!)

I started writing when I was seven years old. I still remember when my parents took me to the supermarket to do the weekly shopping, how fascinated I was by the office supplies section: Full of colorful notebooks and pens from all sizes and textures. Still today, I can spend hours just checking out agendas,…

Declutter Your Mind…Declutter Your Life

I’m sitting right now in my favorite place in the living room: At my writing desk, gazing at the wonderful forest that happen to be right in front of my house. I took a small break to observe my surroundings: I like to see my living space tidy, clean, organized… nothing should be out of…

The Compounding Effect

Doing small actions everyday have a compounding effect. This term is widely used in the financial sector to describe what happens to every dollar you put as investment at a certain interest rate which keeps being reinvested and accumulating earnings over every dollar invested over time. We can apply the same concept to the small…

The Myth of Work-Life Balance

Ohh yes! come to me, work-life balance. The mantra we hear over and over again. Everybody that has corporate, industrious kind of job, knows that this is some sort of aspiring living style… a promised land of balance, prosperity and well-being. Where does this idea came from? Although it appears to be New Age, the…

Vivir Una Vida Con Estilo

Desde que era niña, me gustaba observar a las personas. Las veía con atención mientras hacían sus actividades comunes. Me gustaba ver cómo algunas caminaban de distinta manera- algunas muy erguidas y la mirada al frente, como si estuvieran felices de enfrentar lo que se encontraran en el camino- otras caminaban más bien cabizbajas, con…

The Gems of Flims, Switzerland

This is a special summer. To be able to travel to far destinations for pure pleasure and discovery has been restricted to us due to a “Global health threat” a.k.a Coronavirus. As a passionate traveler, this year has been quite hard for me to digest. No nice beaches to visit; no exotic cities; no trendy…