Find the Calm in December

I love Christmas. That much should be obvious by now. But here’s the thing about the full-blown preparation: it’s stressy. There’s things to do constantly and everywhere. Either as a teacher or as a student, it’s constant crunch-time. And oh yeah, you’re supposed to buy presents and write cards and… So how on earth are […]

Recipes #7: “Healthy” Brownies

So here’s a fun fact for you. I don’t like calories – but I love the way they package them. French fries… Cookies… Cake…. Quiche… Brownies… So here’s what I love to do: try and find ways to make some of those “packages”  just that bit more acceptable. In a way. Last week, I found myself […]

How to Survive Being Social

So by now, I guess you lot already know that I have social anxiety. Unfortunately, that also means that when I’m pushed into a situation where I have to be social? I panic. Through the years, I’ve managed to get some “survival tips” that do tend to work for myself. And if any of you […]

How to Survive the Morning

You know that awful moment? It’s cold, it’s early, and you could have sworn you had more time before the alarm clock went off? You take that first step out of bed and you wonder. How on earth am I going to survive the morning? Well. Consider this your guide! Preparation: The Night Before First things first: […]

How to survive anxiety

As I said in last weeks post, I was diagnosed with social anxiety and general anxiety during my last years of high school. That’s been about 7 years now, and although it’s still a bit of up and down, I can quite confidently say that I’ve somewhat figured out how to best deal with it. […]

Review #3: Fabletics

I’ve mentioned a couple of times on this blog that I’m trying to live a bit healthier. So far, when I’ve talked about that, it’s mainly been about the eating-part of that – after all: eating healthy is incredibly important. Unfortunately, though (and that’s unfortunate because I’m about as athletic as a tree) that also includes […]

Weekly Lists #36: Healthy Snacks

Every Wednesday I post a list of 5 random things. This week: my favourite snacks, the healthy version! A while back, I posted about some of my favourite guilty snacks – the type that you just crave so badly, even though they’re really not good for you. Let me tell you, though, those are far from everything […]