Category: PERSONAL

wake up early

Why I Wake Up Early in the Morning

Open any book on the topic of productivity, business or financial success and you will find it. Successful people wake up early in the morning. Since I am a morning person, that is music to my ears. Waking up early is a key strategy for succes! Hurray! But why? I listed four reasons why waking Read More

2020 goals

My Goals for 2020

If you know me, you know I love all things planning. New Year’s resolutions have been mahh thingg for as long as I can remember. Last year I poured them into the form of daily ten words and DuoLingo practice. Besides, reading and watching Spanish movies will definitely help tremendously in building confidence to speak. So who Read More

learned in 2019

What I Learned In 2019

That I am not a consistent blogger, that’s for sure. I started and forgot all about my Happiness Project TWICE this year. Even though it was the reason I picked up blogging again, so enthusiastically, back at the end of 2018. But what I also learned in 2019 is that I will always want to Read More

How I’m Going to Make Myself Happier in the Second Half of 2019

Half of 2019 is gone and I’m not happier. Quite the contrary. But that has nothing to do with my Happiness Project, because my Happiness Project actually did make me happier, the first three months of the year. After that, I allowed life to happen, and the project fell down the ladder of priorities. Now Read More

The Happiness Project

The Twelve Commandments

How to give shape to a Happiness Project? What is happiness and how do you gain more of it? According to the multiple definitions of ‘happiness’ researchers and philosophers have been adopting, we apparently barely comprehend the term. However, in Gretchen Rubin’s words: “Even people who can’t agree on what it means to be ‘happy’ can Read More

The Happiness Project

Happiness. I’ve never given it a lot of thought. I always considered myself quite a happy human being. With a happy life, a happy boyfriend, and two happy cats. Why think about happiness? I think the happiness-thoughts started to come after we (that is: happy me, happy boyfriend and the two happy cats) moved from Read More