Do you struggle to sleep when there’s complete silence? Turns out, I do too.
My hair is a birds nest, my false eyelashes are stuck to the pillow in almost comical fashion, and the loud alcohol induced snores from my partner echo throughout the small room at the wedding reception venue. This is the first wedding I’ve attended as an adult and it’s being held in Poland. As someoneContinue reading “Travel Blog Diaries: Szczecinek, Poland”
Nearly a hundred bad jokes later and Jordan and I have returned home from our trip to London to see the Natural History Museum. The great thing about going travelling with your best friend and boyfriend is having the same interests in nerdy things like dinosaurs and taxidermy extinct animals. It’s checking out the interactiveContinue reading “Travel Diaries: The Natural History Museum”
Health has been on my mind for a while now, ever since I moved into my flat and finally I’ve actually moved forward in progressing my physical fitness by joining the dreaded gym.
For those of you thinking that I have lost the plot and have turned a bit mystic meg with this post, let me just state one thing: much like astrology, tarot readings are simply something I have been doing as a hobby, I.e, this is something I do for fun. Tarot readings are a placeboContinue reading “Tarot Card Readings- Mythbusted”
It is incredibly easy to get locked up in our own bubble of comfort, see the same friends, experience the same situations time and time again but this is how we slip into old habits, anxiety rears its ugly head and some of us slip back into depression. In order to break the cycle, we must ensure to sever the ties to normality once in a while, step out of our comfort zones and try something we were maybe opposed to doing previously.
There is so much information out there on how to be or become healthy, and how to balance the facets of life. It’s easy to look at diet and exercise, or how much screen time you consume, or how to meditate to manage stress, but people don’t always think about looking at their dreams as a path to wellness.
The determination that is present within all of us is the driving power that gets us to where we want to be and in order to ignite that spark we must absorb experience like a sponge. Dip into adventure after adventure, explore things outside of your comfort zone.
This week I have been learning about the Sombali language, a regional dialect spoken in the Philippines which uses compass directions (North, South, East and West) to orient themselves.
When I think about Ikigai, I look to it as a final goal, something to achieve, as opposed to something I have in the present moment.