Today I heard a good story about a couple and a donkey. It goes like this: ” A couple bought a donkey from the market. On the way home, a boy commented, ‘Very stupid. Why neither of them ride on the donkey?’ Upon hearing that, the husband let the wife ride on the donkey. He walked besides them. Later, an old man saw it and commented, … Continue reading Set Yourself Free from the “Others”
We are making wonderful plans, decorating our planners in million colors, anticipating the magic of the January 1st with excitement and thrill, stepping into a new year full of hope and dreams, inspired to become better and 100% sure that this time, we are going to make everything right. In February, we often lose motivation, as soon as reality hits us in the face, lack … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: Why We Fail Every Time?
Except the amazing healthy food I talked about in the part 1, there is something more to it that makes Mediterraneans so healthy, young and beautiful, inside and out. Maybe we all should, no matter where we live, incorporate a bit of their mediterranean spirit in our daily lives. We could definitely learn something from them… Easy-going attitude and life without stress I observed the … Continue reading The Secrets of Mediterranean Beauty (Part 2.)
I often travel back to my homeland Croatia and what I especially love is when I get a chance to to travel south to the cost of the Adriatic sea, called Dalmatia. I am amazed by its beauty every single time, over and over again. The calmness of the sea surface and the smell of the soft breeze bring me to the inner peace like … Continue reading The Secrets of Mediterranean Beauty (Part 1.)
Winter can be really tricky for those who don’t care about their health, living a bad lifestyle, prone to depressive moods as soon as the sun comes down. Energy levels are lower and the immunity system needs an extra boost. That’s why we tend to sleep longer and spend more time at home trying to regain energy with extra sugar, coffee and fat intake. Nobody … Continue reading Good immunity and happy mood during the cold days
You don’t need to be Dalai Lama to be able to meditate. You don’t even need any specific knowledge about meditation and you don’t have to be a spiritual person in order to do it. It is a practice that any person can learn simply by doing it regularly. With practice, you will get “better” in it, you will develop your own meditation in your … Continue reading The Power of Meditation
Over the years I’ve slowly learned what gratitude really means. It is the only possible way to true happiness and a fulfilled life. No matter what your current situation is, you are never fully satisfied with it, unless you are not aware of the things you are blessed with. People often search for happiness in wrong places and think they are going to be happy “as … Continue reading Gratitude
Next morning when you wake up, try this: open your window and look at the sky, breathe deeply the freshness of the morning air. Then close your eyes and listen. Just listen to the sound of your surrounding. Are there any birds singing in the park? Do you hear children playing? Neighbours listening to the radio? Cars driving by? Be aware of that moment and … Continue reading Say Thanks to the Mother Nature
People are searching their whole lives for their soul mates without even rethinking its meaning. The general assumption is that it is supposed to be your “perfect match”, your perfect lover, the “One”. If we split the term “soul mate”, we can discuss definitions of the both words separately and understand the whole concept better. Definitions of a soul are: „The principle of life, feeling, thought, and action in humans, regarded as a distinct entity separate from the body, the spiritual part of humans as distinct from the physical part.“ (Dictionary.com) … Continue reading The Soulmate
Instead of complaining and postponing, get your ass off that couch and clean the mess. And then, keep it clean. Forever! It is easier than you think… It is not just a matter of keeping your home clean, it is also about your mind, body and general organization of your life. A messy surrounding produces a messy mind and lack of motivation. You don’t want … Continue reading The Big Cleaning Action!