Sunday was an especially relaxing day. I wasn't feeling too well to be honest, and when I woke up I was sure I would end up spending the whole day in bed cuddling my cat. However, on the third Sunday of October my tiny little village always organizes a tiny little autumn fair, held in… Continue reading Of teeny tiny local fairs and feeling of belonging | Diary #01
In just a couple of days, my blog will turn 2 months old. These past few weeks have been an interesting journey for me, trying to figure out what's the best way of sharing my experience and talking openly about anxiety. It hasn't been easy, even though this is not my first time as a… Continue reading The pains and joys of writing about anxiety: my journey so far
Good morning guys and welcome back 🙂 Last week was especially stressful for me, with university, work and life in general getting suddenly very overwhelming. I am proud of myself, because one way or another I still managed to get through it and get everything done, but once the weekend came around I was feeling… Continue reading A Korean skincare routine for autumnal weekends | Rituals
I am in the midst of a severe reader’s block. It happens periodically, but it’s still a weird feeling considering how much I have read during the summer. That’s one thing about me I have noticed: I either read compulsively and get through 6 books a month, or don’t read anything at all for weeks.… Continue reading Reader’s block: how to overcome it
Hi everyone and welcome back! After being absent for one week because my wifi connection decided to die on me, I am back with one of my mental health posts. Today I want to share some quick and easy relaxation techniques for those moments where it feels like our brain can't stop working and it… Continue reading Easy relaxation techniques for when your brain won’t stop thinking
Last Monday at 4PM my wifi decided to die. We called the internet provider company and it took them a day to get back to us, then another couple of days to find out what was wrong and it still ended with us having to call a local technician to solve the problem. Having no… Continue reading No internet for a week: here’s what I have been up to!
Being able to enjoy ourselves and feel as relaxed as possible, while still nailing our exams and getting good grades is what we all hope for when we start a new academic year. University isn't easy (it often makes me miss high school), but there certainly are ways to make it a great and meaningful… Continue reading Back to university | Top tips to study effectively and without stress!
As someone who has been struggling with anxiety and panic attacks for most of my life, one of the things that I have always found most difficult is meeting new people. And with September coming around, bringing along a new school year for many of us (a whole new degree for me), I have been… Continue reading How to stay true to yourself when meeting new people | Mental health
I take little trips to the public library every single week. No matter how many books I already have on my night table and no matter how many books I keep on buying in the meanwhile. I just enjoy being in public libraries, scanning the shelves and picking up a book here and there, reading… Continue reading Frog by Mo Yan | Book Review
When I was younger and I had my very first bad anxiety crisis, it worried me and my parents to death. I still didn’t know what an anxiety disorder was and up to that point I had been seemingly okay, getting through life as any other teenager would. Then, suddenly, I started feeling sick. For… Continue reading Mental disorders are very much physical. Here’s why | The Anxiety Chronicles