Best hot chocolate recipe

In the time of global pandemic, economic and environmental decline and also horrible November weather a simple cup of hot chocolate is the best way to put the crazy world on pause and enjoy a moment of joy. What you need for one cup: -one cup of milk -two-three table spoons of hot chocolate powder…

Why Baking Bread is Significant

Since COVID-19 hit, most of people in the world were literally forced to stay home for months. Soon social media was hit with one of the key trends of 2020 – baking bread at home. For months I was resistant to participate, first of all, because I am a terrible baker. My husband regularly asks…

How to Stop Dreaming and Start Doing

The answer to this is literally in the second half of the first sentence – just start doing. Where most of us get stuck is changing our daily habits and doing something new that may actually lead us to our goals or dreams. No, I will not focus on creating a new effective routine and…

How to Apply For Jobs and Get Results

Last summer I unexpectedly found myself with the strong need to find a new job. Luckily, I found a new job in two months, which is the shortest time frame for public sector jobs in project management/portfolio management sphere. Below are the steps I took and some lessons learned along the way. So what does…

How to be positive

Positivity is talked about a lot. Recently I was administering a survey for my team to see how they are coping with working from home for several months in light of the virus spread. One of the survey questions asked about stress management, and the most popular answer was “staying positive”. As great as it…

Unexpected good things during self-isolation

Just to give some context: I have been fortune enough to work from home since March 13th and I have not been sick yet (my workplace announced that everyone within our organization to work from home and Ontario to be in a state of emergency on that date). I am aware that my experience may…

Meeting New Year’s Resolutions

I heard on the radio that January 19th is the day when many of us give up on New Year’s resolutions. It is less than 3 weeks! This made me think about my own resolutions and ways of keeping them. To be honest, this year already started kind of rough for me – for the…

Self-care Products and Tools

Despite winter holidays being the busiest time of the year, with all the demands from family, work and social obligations many of us choose to put ourselves last during this time. This is wrong. More activities and more pressure creates greater need for self-care.Today I want to show you different tools and products you need…

New Approach to Winter Holidays

Every year I spend December in a rush – trying to find and purchase gifts and wrap them; figuring out where to celebrate the holidays and how to manage to see everyone I haven’t seen in ages; shopping for the new ‘celebratory’ clothing so I wear something new when the clock strikes twelve on New…

Holiday Traditions You Can Create For Yourself

While Christmas is the time of the year when the traditions of previous generations almost pushed on many of us, I say the traditions that should stay are the ones that make you and your family happy. Since I got married five years ago, I decided to create little traditions for myself and my family…