You are not late from anything

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You are not late from anything

Another birthday, another cake, another candle at the top. Yep, I have a birthday this Friday. Khm… Thirty-something…

I used to hate my birthdays when I was younger because it always reminded me how my real life is different than it was in my dreams.

I am okay with it for a few years now, of course, but I don’t make a big fuss about it. It is just a number and doesn’t mean much anymore. Continue reading

Avoiding regrets in life

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avoiding regrets in life

I have been reading a book from Anne Griffin When All is Said. An elderly man raises five toasts to five people who have meant the most to him.

These stories are full of joy, regret, tragedy and secrets which part of our lives anyway. It is thought-provoking to read how the smallest thing can cause regret in the future – a childish action or even stubbornness. Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions – YES or NO?

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I used to wait for the 1st   of January every year to replace my bad habits with good ones. It always worked for a few weeks then everything went back to normal.

At some point, I stopped expect everything to be upside down just because we leave another year behind us. The whole New Year`s Resolution is for self-improvement which should start with an appropriate approach that you can actually keep it. We don’t have to rely on it necessarily. Think about what is the best way for you and go for it.

If New Year’s Resolution gives you motivation, that’s fantastic but if you are like me and it is not an ideal option for you, here are my favourite self-improvement ideas which you can start any day of the year. Continue reading

367 days ago…

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I am blogging for a year now.

 

…I launched my first blog post after three months of planning, information searching and brainstorming. I was in a place where nothing had sense, so I needed to do something. I had a lot of time and I wanted to use it well.

Have you ever had a feeling when you know exactly this is the time? No more excuses, no more time-wasting, no more regret, just actions? Well, I felt something like that. I felt this time must work. I was tired of waiting for the big opportunity.

When you don’t have a chance to do what you really want, create one for yourself. It could be anything, really.

I created a place for myself where I can do what I always wanted to do, writing. Also, it gives me a great opportunity to learn more about marketing and business.

After a year, I am still here, sitting in front of my laptop and writing my weekly posts. Continue reading

Perfectionism or Self-sabotaging

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Perfectionism and self-sabotaging

I have read a blog post about self-sabotaging and it made me realize this is what I used to do!

Of course, I didn’t give a phrase to my actions at that time, but I always found a reason not to do something I really wanted to do. I always wanted to do something 100% perfect before I even started or practice it! But this is not possible – I know it now. Continue reading

How we can understand people and why it’s important

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Have you ever been mad at your friends? Of course, you had been… Let’s be honest, friendship is as the same as any relation – different personalities, dreams, desires, plans, ways of thinking. It is normal to have a disagreement between friends.

I had been angry with my friends lately. They decided to move to Spain a few months ago. They are still in London, but since then I haven’t really heard from them. We always tried to plan a night out but never happened. They were too busy with other stuff… Pf… Who wasn’t? They finished their job months ago and – in my mind – the only thing they had to do is packing. Of course, I didn’t know the small but important details such as they haven’t found a house in Spain yet, they haven’t found a new housemate who will take over their rooms and so on.

How should I know? They didn’t tell me these! I only knew (from my point of view) that they avoid me. I felt down because I knew our days are counted. Of course, I am going to visit them, it will be a great opportunity to explore Alicante, but I badly wanted to have time with them before they jump in the car and start their journey. Continue reading