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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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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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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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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A money talk we all need to have

Congratulations! You are an adult! You make your own money now, and are free to spend it however you please. If you are around my age, and still in the midst of your first working years, you might find yourself fascinated with all the things you can afford now, that used to be absolute luxuries…

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Self care and film

Weekends have become this sacred thing, when, suddenly, I get all the time in the world. This should be a relaxing thought, yet, somehow I manage to turn it into something stressful too. I have to enjoy it, make every minute count… And the thought of that precious time passing by gives me a touch…

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