Diary · Lifestyle

Of feeling unmotivated, unproductive and unsatisfied | Diary #02

I have been feeling frustrated these past few days, and completely unmotivated. You know when there are so many things you want to do and you are aware of the fact that you'll never have enough time to do everything, so you end up doing nothing at all? That has been me for weeks. November… Continue reading Of feeling unmotivated, unproductive and unsatisfied | Diary #02

Diary · Lifestyle

Of teeny tiny local fairs and feeling of belonging | Diary #01

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

Korean skincare · Lifestyle · Rituals

A Korean skincare routine for autumnal weekends | Rituals

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

Books and Reviews · Lifestyle

Reader’s block: how to overcome it

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

Diary · Lifestyle

No internet for a week: here’s what I have been up to!

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!

Lifestyle · Mental Health · University life

Back to university | Top tips to study effectively and without stress!

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!

Lifestyle · Mental Health

The Sunshine Blogger Award – Thank you!

The post I'm about to write makes me a bit emotional. My blog has been up for less than 2 weeks, and I feel so incredibly honored to have already been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award! I really want to thank Tracy of Blogger By The Sea for picking me. It's really amazing that… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award – Thank you!

Lifestyle · Mental Health · The Anxiety Chronicles

The future terrifies me – and it’s okay

One of the things about anxiety I often think about is how it makes it so hard for me to accept that feeling nervous and scared sometimes is okay. I struggle to differentiate between situations that are just, let's say, all-in-my-head, and situations that would make anyone feel stressed out. I am always feeling so… Continue reading The future terrifies me – and it’s okay

Food and Recipes · Lifestyle

Cooking stories | Erbazzone recipe (traditional italian chard and cheese pie)

Every once in a while, my mom and I like to take out our family's big recipe book and prepare something very traditional and very tasty. Even though we now live in the North-East, we are originally from Parma, in the region of Emilia-Romagna, the land of all the best things in the world (read:… Continue reading Cooking stories | Erbazzone recipe (traditional italian chard and cheese pie)