Reminiscing about Mallorca

This week has been my first week at a new job, and after a very slow two months in my last position, and month of holiday in between jobs I am finding myself slightly overwhelmed. I forgot what it feels like to always have a couple of unread emails in your inbox that you just…

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I want to be funny, so bad it’s kinda lame

Today in the series “Isa tries to tackle the patriarchy one step at a time”… Humor! How does this have anything to do with the patriarchy, you may ask? Because of articles such as this one: Why Women Aren’t Funny Long story short (no need to waste your time reading all of that bullsh*t) we…

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Spring favorites that lift my mood even when it feels like f***ing January

As you may know, I came back from Spain recently and ever since, Munich has been grey, rainy and miserable. Whatever happened to the sun, the ice-cream and all those flowy dresses that I was planning on wearing? Have we not suffered enough? Apparently not. Today I wanted to share with you some of the…

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Game-changing life advice that I learnt from my mum

Mother’s day is approaching for some faster than others (Mother’s day is the 1st Sunday of the month in Spain, while I believe it’s not until the second Sunday in other countries like the UK or Germany), so I have been reflecting on what a great mother I have, how much she has given me…

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April’s Gratitude Journal: light, loved ones and balance

I have heard wonders of the habit of writing down the things you are grateful for every night before bed. I even tried it out myself for a couple of months when I was in college… but let’s be real: I am a glass-half-empty kinda gal. I would stare at the blank page every night…

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What I miss about my home country since moving away

Ever since I was a kid, I had this idea in my head of what I would be like when I grew up. I wanted to be this glamorous woman, with a very important career, very fancy clothes and a very handsome boyfriend. But most importantly: I wanted to live in several different cities. “One…

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Acts of self-care that are sustainable and *free*

Self-care has become this huge buzz-word. Everyone is talking about it and trying to make money off of it. More and more we are painting a picture of self-care in our collective imaginary and of how that looks like: scented candles, luxurious face masks and body creams, days at the spa, a fresh manicure… I…

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What I learned during my last days at work

Yesterday was my last day at my first job for a big company. I worked for them for 1 year and 8 months and last January, decided to quit and move on to a different company. After quitting, I went through several different phases: relief, “did I make a horrible mistake?”, “I am gonna miss…

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Things I have overthought into low-key existential crises

When it comes to overthinking, I would like to think that I am in a better place than I was 10 years ago. Once I spent an entire weekend narrating my actions in my brain “Isabel went outside, and locked the door, she looked to her right and wished she could stop narrating her life,…

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