How to Become More Confident

I used to have this problem – not being confident. In fact, I did not acknowledge that I was not confident but if there was a challenging situation, whether involving talking to a new person, introducing myself, presenting something at work or even speaking up – I would try to avoid it. And, if I…

How to be more organized with money

To be honest, this is the topic I frequently read about and then continue doing things the way I always do without making changes. However, mastering your relationship with money is one of the key things that will determine not just the quality of your life (and/or quality of life for your children or anyone…

11 ways to get excited about fall

As it always happens, the summer slowly starts to fade away and you can already feel the freshness of the fall in the morning. As much as I enjoyed working through most of the summer in the office, and fighting with insects (flies and bees during the day, mosquitos during the night), I am ready…

Warm kale salad

This salad takes about 5 minutes to make, takes only 5 ingredients and makes you rethink everything you knew about kale! Easy, warm, delicious and, of course, very healthy! It can be an appetizer /entree or a side. The instructions below are good for 2 people, just double ingredients if you are making it for…

How to Deal with Feeling Overwhelmed

It is Sunday and I felt overwhelmed since the morning. And not just because it is Monday tomorrow and I have to return to work and face another series of *work crises* that happen on daily basis with no way to prepare for them. The problem was that there were about 100 things on my…

Authentic pizza from scratch under 40 min

This sunday we wanted to have a special meal by going out to get a pizza from Italian restaurant. However, after looking for restaurants, their menus and the delivery charges, we figured out that we can do a better job by making pizza completely from scratch by ourselves! It took me less than 40 minutes…

Signs you are going through transformation

Personal transformation can occur several times during our lives. It is a sign of growth and it means that one chapter in our life is about to close and a new chapter is about to begin. It is a sign of change that already began occurring within you in response to the change you are…

What is Perfect Summer for you?

At different age my response to this question would have been different. I had some fun and put together what my perfect summer would look like at a different age and stages of my life. This post is giving out some major summer vibes – hope it will inspire you to create your own guide…

How to tell if someone is worth your trust

This test applies not only to romantic relationships but also to friendships and especially relationships between relatives. To have a healthy relationship and make sure the person worth your trust, there are only 3 conditions that need to be met

How to deal with negative energy

Let’s face it – negative energy is easier to get then a positive energy. Whether it is news, comments on internet, annoying people at work or people from our families or relationships – there is always something. However, aside from the ‘regular’ negative energy that most of receive and project, there are times when negative…

Thoughts on Ukraine

I have been not writing for a few months because when Russia invaded Ukraine, I was speechless. Not just speechless, it was like a nightmare. Every day when I wake up, I feel as if it was a bad dream until I read more news, and see pictures, and talk to my family and friends….