Being able to enjoy ourselves and feel as relaxed as possible, while still nailing our exams and getting good grades is what we all hope for when we start a new academic year. University isn't easy (it often makes me miss high school), but there certainly are ways to make it a great and meaningful… Continue reading Back to university | Top tips to study effectively and without stress!
As someone who has been struggling with anxiety and panic attacks for most of my life, one of the things that I have always found most difficult is meeting new people. And with September coming around, bringing along a new school year for many of us (a whole new degree for me), I have been… Continue reading How to stay true to yourself when meeting new people | Mental health
I take little trips to the public library every single week. No matter how many books I already have on my night table and no matter how many books I keep on buying in the meanwhile. I just enjoy being in public libraries, scanning the shelves and picking up a book here and there, reading… Continue reading Frog by Mo Yan | Book Review
When I was younger and I had my very first bad anxiety crisis, it worried me and my parents to death. I still didn’t know what an anxiety disorder was and up to that point I had been seemingly okay, getting through life as any other teenager would. Then, suddenly, I started feeling sick. For… Continue reading Mental disorders are very much physical. Here’s why | The Anxiety Chronicles
With September coming around and bringing along some very autumnal days, I am as ready as ever to welcome this new season. Fall is definitely my favourite time of the year and having lived through one of the worst summers ever I can’t wait to dive into the autumnal spirit and do the most of… Continue reading My Autumn bucket list!
The post I'm about to write makes me a bit emotional. My blog has been up for less than 2 weeks, and I feel so incredibly honored to have already been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award! I really want to thank Tracy of Blogger By The Sea for picking me. It's really amazing that… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award – Thank you!
One of the things about anxiety I often think about is how it makes it so hard for me to accept that feeling nervous and scared sometimes is okay. I struggle to differentiate between situations that are just, let's say, all-in-my-head, and situations that would make anyone feel stressed out. I am always feeling so… Continue reading The future terrifies me – and it’s okay
Every once in a while, my mom and I like to take out our family's big recipe book and prepare something very traditional and very tasty. Even though we now live in the North-East, we are originally from Parma, in the region of Emilia-Romagna, the land of all the best things in the world (read:… Continue reading Cooking stories | Erbazzone recipe (traditional italian chard and cheese pie)
I will start by saying that this book made me cry. A lot. I was halfway through it, and I already knew I was going to cry at some point. I felt it build up inside of me. I managed to hold it in until the end, but once I reached the last page I… Continue reading Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin | Book Review
Good morning everyone and happy Monday! As a new week is starting and we are getting closer to September, I want to share a little #BackToSchool (or back to uni?) haul. As I talked about in one of my previous posts (click here to read it), I will be starting a master's degree in October.… Continue reading A little stationery haul | new planner!