For all the parents with children living far away

I still need you, mom. Heck, I call you every morning when I wake up, when I leave work, and when I’m at home. We talk more now than we did when I lived at home. And I know it’s hard. I can’t imagine how hard it is for a parent to have their child…

Mornings are rough

I looked around. I couldn’t find my damn keys – why is it always the keys? What magical quality do they possess that they always disappear on me? Do I at least have my travelcard? Yes, yes, of course – after the ridiculous amount of money I paid for it, I’ll probably never forget that…

Remembering my first love: Events

Recently, I talked to a friend. To a dear friend that I haven’t talked to in ages. I guess that’s what happens when you live in different countries. And it was a good talk. A talk in which I bared my soul and told her all that I felt about my current life, my job,…

Learning a new skill

I’m starting a new “project” in my life. A new hobby. A new year resolution, if you will. And that is coding. I used to work in PR. I then transitioned to Marketing. And now I want to challenge myself. I tried to learn coding about 3 years ago, but I didn’t stick to it….

Is “dream job” a thing?

I was always afraid I wouldn’t do anything with my life. I never had a dream job growing up. I never found anything interesting. I dreaded the question “what would you like to be when you grow up?” I even dreaded the simpler question, “what’s your favourite subject in school?” I didn’t have an answer…

Pantone’s Colour of the Year

Pantone announced the colour of this year (2017 for those struggling to write the correct date), and that’s Greenery. I’ve never been a fan of green – unless it’s nature-related. As in, outside. I don’t think I own any green clothes, and if I do, they’re probably forgotten somewhere in the back of the wardrobe. My personal…

7 Ways I’m Trying to Make My Life Better in 2017

I’ve never made resolutions. I always found them unnecessary – if you want to change something, do you really need a new year to do so? Can’t you start whenever? However,this time I’m jumping on the resolutions train, as I’ve gone through a lot of changes in the past months – I’ve moved to another…

12 Songs that Got Me Through 2016

    As I’ve said countless times before, Spotify is a gift to humanity. I love making playlists, I love the Discover Weekly feature, I love that I can turn the volume higher on my iPad from my iPhone. And it’s been with me literally every day this year. And because I always make playlists,…

Ways to survive the Christmas holidays away from home

My initial plan for Christmas was to spend it alone at home. I didn’t have the funds to buy a ticket to go home, and everybody (well, the two people) I know in London were going home. But I decided to go to Birmingham to see my friend, even though her parents were coming over…

Traveling on Christmas Eve

It’s probably the first time I’m traveling on Christmas Eve. Or, at least, the first time I’m traveling alone. I’m going to Birmingham from London Euston and it baffled me to see how many people were in the train station, traveling so close to Christmas Day. Especially since yesterday, during my journey to work, the…

10 Ways a Night Owl Gets Ready for Work

I consider myself a night owl. Even now, when I go to bed at 10:30 (or that’s what I tell myself), and wake up at 7:23. I used to be one of those people that went to bed at 4 am on a good day and woke up at 11 am. I wrote my essays…

Christmas Gift Guide

It’s that wonderful time of the year… …where you can’t decide what to buy for yourself loved ones! So I’m here to show you a few options that won’t completely deplete your bank account. Tech Gifts External Battery Phones are becoming thinner and thinner, and our requirements larger and larger. So I’m one of those…