Hobbies & Travel

How to make the most of your weekends

Wanna know one of the best ways to beat the Monday Blues? The answer is so simple that you might want to pooh-pooh the idea. But in a Quartz article, psychologist Tony Crabbe writes that when it comes to our leisure time, “the more we put into it, the more we get out of it.” He writes that too much rest on the weekend can leave you feeling stressed on Mondays.    Other experts back…

The Top 5 Ways I Routinely Take A Mental Health Break

We all have those days when we feel burned out, tired, and at our wit’s end. If it’s during the workday, we might try to power through the feeling of overwhelm and burnout. We try to focus and to be productive but soon, we’ll be distracting ourselves with YouTube and TikTok videos. But trying to power through isn’t always the best thing to do. Sometimes, the smart thing to do at 2 pm in the…

How to Add More Love to Your Life

The joy we feel when we do things we love is another way to add love to our lives. It’s not the hot-and-heavy passion you feel for another person, but it is passion nonetheless. Taking the time to do things that we love is important –not only for our short-term happiness but also for our mental and emotional well-being. People who take the time to do the things I’m talking about are more motivated, have…

Use travels as a shortcut to healing

When life knocks the wind out of your sails, it’s important to cast anchor somewhere and refuel. If going home is not your best option (maybe it’s even part of the problem), if you’re not in urgent need of a therapist, and of course, if you can swing it financially, there’s probably no quicker and better way to get on with your life than to travel. Here’s why I recommend travel as a shortcut to…