Hygge, Lagom, Ikigai, Wabi-Sabi: what’s your happiness approach?

On the occasion of the International Day of Happiness celebrated on 20 March, let’s have a closer look at the latest lifestyle guides which are increasingly flooding the shelves of our bookshops. From Scandinavia to Asia, they all promise to bring you happiness through wellbeing, inner peace, and the discovery of your purpose in life. The … Continue reading Hygge, Lagom, Ikigai, Wabi-Sabi: what’s your happiness approach?

The lesser known history of Les Mills global fitness programmes

Just type “BodypumpTM”, “BodyattackTM”, or “RPMTM” on Google. You will find tons of articles on these full-body workouts, and reasons why you should start lifting up weights. Being a Les Mills addict for 5 years now, I can only agree with these multiple reasons. I was hooked from the very first class and have achieved … Continue reading The lesser known history of Les Mills global fitness programmes

#I travel alone

I was about to turn 40 and I wanted to give myself a very special present, such as travelling somewhere far away on one of those trips which stay forever in one’s mind and soul. I chose Argentina since I’ve always wanted to travel long hours through kilometres and kilometres of nothing, traversing the deserted … Continue reading #I travel alone

Life of a Nomad

Charly Sinewan has been traveling 7 years around the world on a motorbike. This is quite something and it is so even more for me if I tell you that he was my first love. It is funny to think now that we wanted to get married and have children at the age of 17. Luckily we didn’t … Continue reading Life of a Nomad

Happy Spinster

How many times we have heard from friends, colleagues, family and even from ourselves, how little we care about others’ judgements or opinions but definitely deep inside we know it is not true, and most of the times we do care. More than we wish to. Reading books like Spinster by Kate Bolick , helps … Continue reading Happy Spinster

El Camino

There is a lot of literature written about the St James’ path in Spain. Articles, travel guides, novels and even some movies have been filmed about this experience. There is an album by The Black Keys with this title, which unfortunately was not inspired by this path, but a car model. I somehow still like … Continue reading El Camino