3 quickies, Balance

3 quick productivity tips

The feeling of struggling with procrastination and productivity in general is, in my humble opinion, a quite common one. Some people deal with it by not leaving bed anymore, some do “seemingly” important mini tasks that don’t get them anywhere, some start incorporating a lot of cakes in their daily diets. The common nominator on all of these? The really…

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Confidence, Feminism

Beware of Mister Nice-Guy

First and foremost – there is a (huge) difference between a nice guy and said “Mr. Nice-Guy”. The first is great, makes a good friend, maybe even a fantastic partner. The latter, however, is not only a nuisance, but can also be dangerous for a woman striving for empowerment. What’s the difference? nice guy:  Mister Nice-Guy: The difference might not…

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Balance, Habits

Better be a #wallower or #scrooge?

In theory life is all about balance. We know that – between work and fun, between healthy/fit days and cheat days, balance seems to be the concept that accompanies us throughout all our life. And I agree with that. I’ve never been a huge fan of the fanatics in any area. There are maybe “better” areas to be a fanatic…

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Confidence

Why Valentinesday is great for everyone

For some the most dreaded, for some the most cherished day of the year has gone by – Valentines day. I don’t know what it is about this day that makes people so unhappy. Personally, I hate a christmas day, birthday or easter sunday, alone, much more than when I was single on Valentines day. Sure, it’s not easily ignored.…

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3 quickies, Balance

3 wonderful oils for your skin

When it comes to skin care I have become very conscious  of what I use. I know that in some of the cheaper products I use for make up (Sorry, can’t afford those wondercream, 100€ make up foundations) there aren’t only the best, chemical free ingredients, so when in the evening it comes down to treating the skin right, I…

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Confidence, Feminism

The BS in “Fashion Men hate on Women”

While I think it is great that there are so many women out there who try to convey their knowledge and feelings for style and fashion to others, I have a huge problem with one certain category. Every now and then a video or post blobs up that seems to warn other women of the horrid fashion trends, which men…

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3 quickies, Balance

3 ways to deal with overwhelm

A week has gone by and I haven’t managed to put one single blog post online. Why? The last days have been amazingly overwhelming. While I am well aware that the stress is mostly internal, it doesn’t mean that it makes it any less real to me. Dealing with it has been an important topic lately. I have watch videos,…

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Balance, Habits

The beauty of household chores

When coming home from a long day of studies or work the pretty last thing one often wants to do is a) ironing b) folding the laundry or c) scrubbing the floors. Yet, being kind of busy lately, that is mostly what awaits me (and you probably too). To be honest, I came to love it. Seriously. No one can…

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Balance, Habits

Things to refrain from 4 – Fake Friends Esoteric Nonsense

Nowadays taking advantage of fellow people is as easy as one could imagine. In a world that is full of realism and facts, many tend to search for one or the other distraction, for something, that takes responsibility off their shoulders for a moment and lets them relax. Some take refugee in faith, others in esotericism. While a bit of…

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3 quickies

3 pre-spring trends

It is not really spring yet (though many of us wish it would come soon) and in many areas it isn’t really winter either. While layer-wise you are stuck between the question of “Will I freeze my butt off” and “Will I die of a heat stroke”, there are also all the new trends for spring/summer 2018 popping up. Nope,…

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