Au revoir la France! And Merci for our beautiful wedding. For the endless tears well in my eyes with the stirring of overwhelming love! My family are my roots, I am so found of them all, would we be connected by blood or heart. And they were all here, to start with my bunch of crazy siblings I love more than they ll ever know. … Continue reading Cheers to new (Vietnamese) beginnings!
Now that I am diving into the job search again, I need an answer to THE question every recruiter will ask me: What about the last 3 years in the Philippines? How will I ever impress a potential hiring manager? I need to come up with Something! “Something” with numbers. “Something” with action verbs and a track record of successes. “Something” measurable and highly tangible. … Continue reading From SAHM to CEO: How I filled the 3-year gap in my resume (without any alternative fact)!
The news hit me like a punch: In 4 months, we are out of the country. Adios Filipino island life, back to Europe. But WHAT will we do and WHERE? I have been so into this “living the moment” state of mind, drishti hardly a few feet in front of me … With my eyes now wide open, I realize that my little Attilas will soon go to … Continue reading From SAHM to Working Mum (intro)
What do you do when you feel you could use a compliment or 2 to cheer you up? Especially when you have spent so long making sure your kids are fed and dressed that you (again!) leave the house hungry and looking like a slob? Here is my unbeatable strategy: I print T-shirts with the message I need to read and make my kids wear … Continue reading Cherry on top: this kid is awesome but wait till you meet his Mum …
“Yoga is not only learning to stand on your head, but also learning to stand on your feet” S. Satchinananda Alleluia ! After 120 days of holidays, my adorable kids are back to school !!! And so am I: I too have pens in my bag, note pads and many books. Most of all, I have a Yoga Mat … I’ve always had a fling … Continue reading Back to school to become a Yoga Teacher!
“And you M’am, what’s your profession?” is probably the question I have been asked more than a billion times. “CEO of the Attila Cie, but you can also call me a Super Mama!” Have you ever had a job where you had no previous experience, no training, you couldn’t quit and people’s live were at stake? I am also a Super yaya, HR manager of a very … Continue reading The harsh reality of my job on Bantayan island
Once upon a time, women were women: feminine, classy, pin up even.. but not vulgar. Once upon a time, our icones were named Marilyn or Jackie… but not definitely not Kim. I did not read anything about “Da Selfie” until yesterday. But (gross) news travel fast and far, so I could not escape the debate of the infamous Kardashian nude selfie. My first reaction was … Continue reading Jackie or Marilyn ? (but definitely not Kim!)
Sometimes all we need is to breath. Trust. Let go and see what happens. Planners of the world, I admire you. I am so bad at planning. I love setting directions though, direct the sail along the way. That’s how I feel the more creative, the more in tune with myself, my intuition. It forces me to open my eyes and my heart to … Continue reading Forget about Plans!