Diary · Rituals

Cloud hunting & December sunsets | Diary #05

Yesterday was magical. I won't write much, because I want to include in the post as many photos as possible. At 3.30PM my mom suddenly asked me if I wanted to climb up the hill next to our house and go see the sunset from up there. It was a beautiful sunny day and we… Continue reading Cloud hunting & December sunsets | Diary #05

Books and Reviews · Diary

December, alone time & tiny book fairs | Diary #04

December is here and it started in the best way for me. My parents were away for the weekend, and I was planning to just get a lot of sleep and lock myself up in my bedroom to study as much as I could while I was alone. However, I had a sort of breakdown… Continue reading December, alone time & tiny book fairs | Diary #04

Lifestyle · Mental Health

Winning the anxiety of living alone

I'll start by saying this: I still haven't moved out. I don't have my own place and I still live at home with my parents. However, they are always travelling so much that I do get to spend days, weeks actually, alone very often. Many people find having the entire house to themselves fun and… Continue reading Winning the anxiety of living alone

Diary · Lifestyle

Mid-Novermber days, flower shops and cafes | Diary #03

It's finally gotten colder and it feels like winter is right around the corner. This morning when I woke up the temperature barely reached 2ยบC. The sky is grey and it looks like it might even snow. This type of weather... it's weird, it makes me feel both lonely and very serene at the same… Continue reading Mid-Novermber days, flower shops and cafes | Diary #03

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

Mental Health · The Anxiety Chronicles

The pains and joys of writing about anxiety: my journey so far

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

Korean skincare · Lifestyle · Rituals

A Korean skincare routine for autumnal weekends | Rituals

Good morning guys and welcome back ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 readerโ€™s block. It happens periodically, but itโ€™s still a weird feeling considering how much I have read during the summer. Thatโ€™s one thing about me I have noticed: I either read compulsively and get through 6 books a month, or donโ€™t read anything at all for weeks.… Continue reading Reader’s block: how to overcome it

Mental Health · The Anxiety Chronicles

Easy relaxation techniques for when your brain won’t stop thinking

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