Your money or your life? : on Burn outs

How can you make time for self-care when you have one, two or three demanding jobs? How can you make time for self-care when you need to work substantially to eat and pay the bills? How can you make time for self-care when you are struggling by yourself with no parent or partner to take…

Fatherless daughters: a social and self-love issue

My father did not take care of me while growing up. Finally seeing him after more than ten years for the first time as an adult trying to implement a healthy daughter-father relationship something I dreamed of, reinforced the deep feeling of abandonment I thought it would silence. It had broken me in an incomparable…

Conversation with Mariagoreth Charles

Poetess, Media and communication specialist, Activist, Farmer, Self-love practitioner I am very excited to start a new series on the blog called “Conversation with” which will consist of interview of inspirational women making self-growth and the realization of their calling a priority in a unique way and who inspire others to embrace self love and…

I’m not travelling to Africa to do humanitarian work

Lately, I have been constantly asked: why do I want to travel to Tanzania and Mozambique and if I am going to do humanitarian or voluntary work over there as if it was the only logical reason to go to those places. It feels as if I am repeatedly having this discussion, many people genuinely do…

My life is not in my hands I don’t control everything

The hardest most liberating statement I have made to date. Everyone at one point or another went through this stage in their lives when they feel that they know who they are, what they want, they are working hard for their visions, doing the best they can, doing everything right. But, nothing is working. The…

Berlin ist wirklich cool!

Germany has never been a destination I was drawn to nor German a language I was drawn to. So, what was I doing over there? A close friend of mine is currently living in this city and constantly venting me how great and most importantly how cool Berlin is. She encouraged me to come and…

How to move to a new place without too much mental damage

Travelling experiences can be hard mentally. I only had one bad experience when I was settling somewhere new. This experience drained all my energy. I learned to deal with being depressed over there and thinking back on this experience I came with this list of suggestions which may hopefully give a few ideas to someone who…

Why waking up early is not crazy at all!

I am used to waking up very early in the morning without any alarm clock, completely naturally, usually between 5 and 7. I got into this habit during a long-term travel in India and I kept to it. This habit did not come overnight it was a process. It was influenced by my surroundings, the…

Travelling on a budget + Living out Loud

With the years, I came to know myself and I have learnt that getting away even for a short while was essential for my well-being. It is always a reminder that there is no need to stress out. There is no need to be caught up in my daily life. It’s a mental boost. It is…