Encouraging words for challenging times

This global situation that we are in due to the pandemic it feels to me like a limbo. So many people around the world have lost their jobs, or have been furloughed, businesses have struggled to cope and adapt, and in the midst of it all, we have the human spirit learning to survive and […]

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Virginia springtime – a visual diary

Walking and spending time in nature has really helped me in the past few weeks. So, I wanted to gather my most favorite photos in one post and create a lovely space, on oasis of beauty and calm, that we can always go back to. This is the joy of photography. It captures an elusive, […]

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Things I have been loving – quarantine edition

Dear friends, How quietly and strangely the changes that forever shape us creep into our lives… As I am writing this, here in Virginia, USA, we have been in quarantine/self-isolation since Friday, the 13th of March. Two months to the day. As you are reading this, I am very much aware that each and every […]

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A list of personal development resources for 2020

Hello everyone and welcome to the 2020s! Not only have we entered a new year, but a new decade as well. With this in mind, I wanted to put together a list of resources and tools that I have found helpful and inspiring throughout the years. Articles, tools and exercises that tackle major components of […]

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My favorite Christmas Concerts to watch to get in the Christmas Spirit

Hello, everyone! I just wanted to jump on here real quick and offer you some suggestions of Christmas Concerts to watch if you are in the mood for some holiday music. In the last few years and leading up to Christmas, I’ve enjoyed finding and listening to some holiday-themed concerts. I’ve found that there are […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019 – Small Business Edition

Hello and welcome to this year’s Holiday Gift Guide! In the last few years, I’ve started to cultivate a more conscious and thoughtful approach towards shopping: not only when buying for myself, but for the others as well. This year’s gift guide, just like last year’s, is inspired by the same concept: of making fewer, […]

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5 things to bring if you’re invited to dinner

Hello friends, November is here and with it, the myriad of social engagements and activities. For many of us, it is the busiest time of the year. I’ve noticed that wine/beer seem to be the standard choice as a gift for the host/hostess, in US at least, but I think there are more interesting and […]

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