learn to rest, not to quit”. All expats have been there. The first three months in a new country are exhilarating. Everything is new, exciting, it is so easy to make friends and for luckiest of us, the food is delicious here. We are super busy: new house to find, new school, new habits, new schedules .. Then it’s usually after 3 months that the … Continue reading “When tired
Adios Philippines! Welcome Europe ! We left Cebu for good hardly a month ago and we’ve been incredibly busy since then: getting our long overdue doses of hugs and kisses from our French family and friends every single day toped with the most delicious food of the universe, and getting (sort of) organised for Da Wedding! In cased you missed it, we are eventually tightening … Continue reading From Europe with LoVe (and a BIG bit of pre-wedding stress)
Some days I eat salads and go to the gym. 7 AM here, not too hot yet, the blue sky is melting into the ocean, time to open the laces and enter a blissful Stress Free Zone..Sandy beach, here I come! Some days I eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants. It’s called Balance! What will your day look like? (In response to Mundane Monday Challenge, created to … Continue reading Mundane Monday Challenge: I (sometimes) like to move it !
After the results of the last French elections, I decided to change my diet: I’ll always keep the espresso, but I am going newsfree and I am enrolling in a new yoga class. When you can not change the situation, at least you can try to change the effects it has on you. I wanted to try something totally new, so I signed for Hot … Continue reading Best and cheapest way to digest the French elections: Try Hot Yoga
It has became a pattern of ours. There haven’t been a single family trip we have been able to handle without a last minute mega stress.. Just a sample of our previous adrenaline rushes: realising you lost your passport 5h before departure ? Checked! forgetting your exit clearance and having to rush back from the airport to the Emigration with 2 exhausted whining toddlers? Checked! reading the … Continue reading Japan – 3 : The adrenaline rush of the (totally messy) departure
Why on Earth did I do this crazy thing? Perfect weather, perfect day, until…I checked the calendar. The numbers shouted at me, so loud that I almost fainted: half of the year had already passed by!!! How far did I go with expanding my network, working on my resumé and coming with a clear plan of action of where I want to be early next year? Ahem…Ahem… I … Continue reading Procrastinators peeps, can we stick to those 5 tips (as of … Right Now) ?