Emotional Well-Being

{ 3 Ways to Instantly Get Rid of a Panic Attack }

3 ways to instantly get rid of a panic attack

Last week, I had a panic attack during the day, standing in the middle of a busy train station. It wasn’t a good moment to say the least. After not having a panic attacks for months, I was disappointed in myself. Even though the panic attack was quite mild compared to what used to happen,… Read more »

{ 5 Simple Questions to Ask Yourself When You Go Shopping }

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When You Go Shopping

Confession: I go shopping almost every day. I’m not exaggerating. I work smack dab in the middle of downtown and my building is connected to an underground path that’s 4 km long and connects to 5 different malls. Believe me now? In the wintertime, there isn’t much to do other than walk around stores. Yes,… Read more »

{ Why Happiness is a Choice you can Make Right Now }

Why Happiness is a Choice you can Make Right Now

I never thought I would be this happy. And when I mean happy, I mean I’m-going-to-cry-from-happiness. This might silly to some of you, but as someone that went through depression where I felt hopeless and unhappy for a long time, finding happiness has been an incredible feeling. Regardless of whether you’re happy or unhappy right… Read more »

{ How to Master your Emotions in 3 Steps }

How to master your emotions in 3 steps

Do you sometimes overreact to what someone says or does? Like…really overreact and then you instantly feel embarrassed and you’re not even sure why you had such a strong reaction? Yeah, that happens to a lot of us. But I’m here to tell you that it’s possible to master your emotions if you follow these… Read more »

{ How Gratitude can Change Your Perspective }

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Two weeks ago, I found myself at the gym, laughing so hard (at myself) that I had tears streaming down my face. For once, it wasn’t because I bumped my forehead with a free weight (yes, that does happen to me sometimes. Don’t judge.). It was because I was in awe at … wait for… Read more »

{ 5 Things to Expect After you Get Engaged }

5 Tips on Building Self-Confidence-3-page-001

Getting engaged was one of the most surreal and special moments in my life. After being together for over 8 years and going through a lot, my now-husband proposed on a quiet night, under a light pink sky right under the Eiffel Tour. I know, it doesn’t get any better than that. In reality, the… Read more »

{ Review | The Five Minute Journal }

Review of The Five Minute Journal

You hear a lot about how important it is to have a morning and evening routine. The evening routine, I get it: you have to slow down from your day to calm down to go to bed. Duh. But for a long time, my morning routine consisted of dragging myself out of bed, having a… Read more »

{ Celebrating the Victories }

Celebrating the Victories

April 1st marked my 3-month timeline to reach a certain health goal. Although I didn’t quite reach it in terms of the numbers, I surpassed my goals in other ways and I think that still deserves to be celebrated! Celebrating the victories is an important step in personal growth because you need to foster a… Read more »

{ Creating a Minimalist Lifestyle }

Creating a Minimalist Lifestyle-page-001

Do you find yourself looking around in your home and wonder how you accumulated so much STUFF? That’s how I felt when I moved in the past couple of years. Since then, I vowed to consistently downsize the amount of things that I own. I became even more inspired after recently watching the ‘Minimalism’ documentary that… Read more »

{ Being Okay with not Being Okay }

Being Okay with not being okay

Are there days where you wake up in a bad mood without having an actual reason? Or sometimes during your way, your mood suddenly shifts and you’re just cranky, but you’re not sure why? Well, there could be many reasons that you’re not in a good mood without being conscious of it. So how do… Read more »