For a decade now, I have been regularly getting rid of clothes, books, shoes, magazines, electronics, ornaments, bags, linen, cutlery, homeware, accessories and anything one could possibly accumulate at home. Often times when I buy clothes, I make sure to give away similar items from my closet, that same day. So how is it possible then, that you find yourself in the same situation every year (or every season) again and again?
After recently decluttering my closet à la Marie Kondo, I want to share seven ways it has promoted a sense of wellbeing so far. The task is not finished, but here’s what I have experienced. Read More
Living overseas makes us stronger and wiser in different levels. Though it is usually the challenges that help us grow the most. No country, I assume, comes without its own set of challenges. Living as an expat who is constantly on the move is part of it.
In this month’s interview with American photographer and designer Monique Kovacs Nathan, we will talk about how leaving behind a promising career in California helped her find a new purpose to help disadvantaged children in Nepal and how spending time to cultivate her passion for creativity was a gift she would forever treasure. This is her story. It is sure to inspire you. Read More
Anabelle Colon has had various jobs. It is not surprising given her many talents. Her sense of humor, her friendliness and easy-to-talk-to attitude have opened many doors for Anabelle throughout her life journey. But it has been her passion for art and handmade designs that have lead her to pursue a profession faraway from her native Dominican Republic.
In this month’s interview, Anabelle Colon, a savvy Dominican jewelry designer shares her insights on pursuing a creative business and moving from one country to the next. This is her inspiring approach to the nomadic lifestyle. Read More
By being more present in our daily non-digital worlds and seeing all the things we can be grateful for, we will find more contentment and joy. And when we stop comparing ourselves and our lives to the feeds of other people, we will be more contempt knowing that what we have today is not only good enough but precious.
Here are five tips on how to be happy and content in a busy social world without having to give up social media completely. Read More