• Family

    How to Break Out Social Comparison Cycle

    Oftentimes, we see people having better situations than us. They may have better finances, better vacation, better salary, promotions, or better family situation. You may get jealous, and no one is excempted to this feeling. We are all humans. You may rays eyebrows and might think, “Why do they deserve this all and not myself?” Our feelings can be resentment, jealousy, bitterness. It’s an initial human reaction. However, you can correct this mentality. The truth is we also need to see how we progress, how you, for example, improve struggles in the past like time management, financial management may be…

  • Family

    10 Best Books to Read in 2023

    I am trying to be more present these days, started on removing social media app on my phone and did automatic post on my Instagram to promote my blog. Checking email at the same time of the day, going to Facebook to see update once  per week. It is a habit to go back to 1999- which I believe is worth it. It is not easy to be productive and tired at the same time. Being a working Mom, it is part of the routine to find a self-care moment when I can do what I want and part of…

  • Faith - Family - Jour après jour - Personal Development

    THOUGHTS WINTER BRINGS TO MIND

    More over about being pregnant with ranging hormones, so many thoughts came in my mind after series of events has happened recently. In fact, emotions can be roller coaster, the only hope I got is my faith and also of course the moral support of people around me. I love the way how I manage to do things amazingly despite of many obstacles. Not having the sun around and supplementing with Vitamin D helps, but motherhood will really play along with so many thoughts and activities we can start on, making habits that are effective for our daily lives. As…

  • Family

    Stories I Cannot Tell-All Online

    I normally have a blog All About My Inspirations, I made a decision to be on Patreon to be able to share and write some of the topics I won’t share online. My husband is a very private person. I struggled life in Belgium, changing country, languages, having a family and survived postpartum depression, being sick with a rare sickness after giving birth to our daughter.  Now, juggling professional life, wanna-be book writer in the making and just want to mental clean my brain and using writing as my tool.  My obsession to fitness and healthy living, minimalism, still being fashionable,…

  • Family

    Working from home: When it is too much?

    I am can say I have enjoyed working from home most of the time during the pandemic, however in most events had happened it also came to be a little bit too much for me in the end. I would like to share the learnings I had during the pandemic and how am I able to manage a family, preschooler and working at the same time. Needless to say the pandemic changed our lives drastically. My family life, work life balance and also the way I manage my own health has been affected. In beginning I have totally enjoyed working…

  • Family - Life in Belgium - Personal Development

    3 Ways Minimising Your Screen Time

    During the pandemic, we are staying home a lot. Means we are going to spend time facing the screen contacting people and love ones. The good thing about being home, we can work safely with our family. Being a family who’s promoting more time, simplifying our schedule. I came to try so many time management tools, clearing the calendar and seeing our productivity prioritising family only. We hang out with friends but we always make sure that we spend more time with each other by simply eliminating things that are not adding value to our living. Resources are everywhere and…

  • Family - Parenting

    Fresh Space: Benefits Of Toy and Book Rotation

    We have been struggling since I worked full time and Laia has accumulated so many toys from the past occasion, like birthdays, Saint Nicholas, Christmas and so on. I decided to sort them for donations, to giveaway to her cousins in the Philippines and also really, some to throw. It is not easy when she has so many toys but she is not even playing all of them. Some books she do not really pay attention. Learning from day to day basis as a parent lead us to so many improvements. We are not perfect, we can never be. The…