Fine Living

I was watching Unpacking Italy lately. For those who do not know, it is a TV-show about two older gentleman travelling through Italy to discover Italy’s secrets – one of them is historian and another is a chef. They focus on the history and art as well as Italy’s fine cuisine.  One thing that I…

Achieving Life Balance

I have always known that having a balance in life is a healthy and efficient way of living and that it may lead to greater happiness. What I did not know that the balance is not just about physical balance, or balance between work and home – it is also about the emotional and spiritual balance….

Late night thoughts: holiday magic

Many people like the Christmas or New Year’s holiday because of the magic and hope that they bring. They make us believe that things will change but we don’t really try doing anything differently ourselves. We rely too much on our expectations of wonder and in hopes that it will be the other people (but…

The secret to successful job hunting: Right Attitude

This summer I learned that I had to look for a new job. Simply put, my contract was ending and I needed to find a job as the contract won’t be extended for the reasons outside of my control (and it was totally unexpected). It was unexpected for many reasons, not just because of how…

Achieve Your Goals with Your Brand New…Winning Attitude

This is the second post in the 3-post series on setting your mind on the course to success. This one will focus on having the right attitude that will help you to move in the direction of your dreams. It seems like many people often have everything it takes to be happy and/or successful: supportive…

Keep Your Inner Light On

Sometimes you will notice them right away, and sometimes it takes time to spot this person. They look different. They always look calm and confident, maybe not too confident but definitely hopeful. These people preserve the hope for a better future within themselves. They still believe that people are good, and that every challenges is…

Is writing lists enough to change your life?

There is a certain magic in writing a list. It gives me this sense of control over my life. In fact, as long as I act on it, it is exactly what it is – a tool or remote that can help me shape my life in whatever I want to be. All I have…

Enjoying Life 101: Switch from Observing to Participating

Some people are good at telling stories and I love to listen to them. Some stories are about vacation, the incredible places they visited and exciting things that they’ve seen or done. Once, while listening to one of these stories, I heard something weird. It goes like this – the story teller was in Italy,…

Mindset of a Winner or 30+ Thoughts That Make You Stronger

Mindset is what distinguishes successful people from people who are not happy with their life. Successful people think differently. They rarely find themselves confused or lost in their life for a long time. In fact, anyone can adopt a mindset of a winner by learning to think differently. It is important to have the right kind…

How to make better decisions

How many good relationships could be saved, how many bad relationships could be avoided, how many mistakes could be prevented if we did only one thing, and one thing only – if we communicated instead of assuming things. Every bad decision that was made was made because we assumed certain things to be true without…