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
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
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!
Set priorities! Forget about perfection and stay on the ground when it comes to planing your daily life. You have to admit to yourself that life is unpredictable and so are you. First of all, decide on a few things that are very important in your life (like career, raising children, studying…) and spend most time planning that part. You cannot do it all and … Continue reading Organize your Life!
Of course you can drink alcohol and enjoy your large lattes, but first learn about their calories. After you drink your favorite drink, I suggest you watch other calories during the day. If you don’t, then don’t complain if your weight is still the same (or going up). If you are about to lose weight or get in shape, then choose between a glass of wine, … Continue reading Rethink Your Drink!
1. WALK Use every possible situation to walk to your destination. Get off the bus earlier and walk to next station. Instead of sitting at a coffee shop, take a coffee-to-go and chat with your friend along the way. Walk home from work to clear your mind after a busy day. 2. TAKE THE STAIRS It is just a few minutes, but it is soooo … Continue reading 10 amazing ways to burn calories