Category Archives: Lifestyle Balance

What should you do if you find yourself too busy?

You hear this way too much. “I am sooo busy!”, “Oh, Gosh, things are so busy around here!”, “It’s ok, I am just very busy recently.”… This makes me think about the essence of busyness.  Continue reading What should you do if you find yourself too busy?

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Why achieving goals could screw up your life?

Did you ever feel disappointment after achieving a long desired goal? Like for example you were hoping to land that amazing job, but now feel totally exhausted, find yourself lacking time for anything and see no “light at the end of the tunnel”? Or — let’s even talk personal — you wanted to be in a relationship with a successful entrepreneur, but now are spending your evenings all alone as he (or she) is busy working on building his (her) business? Whatever it is, sometimes goals we achieve and dreams which come true turn out to be more of a curse than blessing for us. How come? Continue reading Why achieving goals could screw up your life?

How to hold on if you want to blow up, and should you?

There are numerous situations when you feel it: a wish to get yourself in a fight (and just “kill” your opponent). Frequently it is about politics, religion, morals, kids (oh, the last is a biggie!) There are more subjects where we tend to have a strong opinion, an opinion, which we are eager to defend. The question is: how far should we and should we actually?  Continue reading How to hold on if you want to blow up, and should you?

Managing your time for success

I am sorry, I really wanted to prepare a presentation for today, but I had absolutely no time for it. My son needed to go to a doctor, my daughter had some sort of a school event to prepare for, my husband needed some help with his work stuff as well. I simply didn’t have time to make a presentation. But on the other hand, why would I even need a presentation if here is no screen to show it on anyway?! And here I already start talking about a fundamental question of time-management.

This was more or less the beginning of my speech on time-management last Saturday. Continue reading Managing your time for success

How do you teach mindfulness to kids? (might be handy for yourself as well)

Mindfulness seems like one of those buzzwords everyone seems to use, alongside “smart”, “green”, “bio”, “creativity” and so on. However, mindfulness is much more than just a word, this is a way of life. Mindfulness trains resilience, offers you better insights about your own choices and in general allows you to make much more “dear” choices. By “dear” I mean choices which truly resonate with you and inspire you to move on and achieve your goals. It reduces anxiety, improves mental health and significantly encourages optimism. Thus, mindfulness matters and benefits you in many ways. Which is more, it can bring a lot of benefits also to your little ones.This is exactly what I would like to talk about in this short post. Continue reading How do you teach mindfulness to kids? (might be handy for yourself as well)