In the beginning there was food

So, food might seem a strange topic to start with for a happiness project, for one eating doesn’t really make me directly happier, but eating has always been something I struggle with, while some tend to stress or emotional eating, I lose my appetite when I get stressed. At the moment I am super proud … Continue reading In the beginning there was food

2019- My Happiness Project

“I've decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”- Voltaire As 2019 is upon us, many start thinking about the New Year’s resolutions they would like to make. Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project gave me the idea to dedicate each month of the next year to an area of my life and to try … Continue reading 2019- My Happiness Project

Shinrin-yoku: a different way to relax over the holidays

I don’t know about you but I find the Christmas holidays extremely stressful and have since I was 11 years old, but then again, I was a fairly strange kid. I just feel there is a lot of pressure for everyone to be cheerful and grateful and to get along. My family doesn’t really do … Continue reading Shinrin-yoku: a different way to relax over the holidays

Lessons from a year without buying new clothing

In this year aside from partaking in the 333 challenge I decided to commit to not buying any new item of clothing, including second-hand clothing, shoes, bags etc, in 2018. One reason was to become more mindful of my spending and my consumption. On average Germans purchase up to 60 pieces of clothing a year … Continue reading Lessons from a year without buying new clothing