Confession time: I didn’t give you the whole and complete truth back when I wrote On Depression: One Year Later. You see, there is one more thing I have done to slow things down and create some extra calm in my day-to-day life: I have taken up meditation.
Yup, I’m going to let that one sit there for a while.
Come on now, picture it. Me in the lotus position, in a meadow, surrounded by whale song and crystals and Enya, completely and blissfully free of thought. Pretty good, huh? Can’t you just picture it? Well, now you can erase that image from your mind because that is not what this is about at all. Nope. No whale song, no Enya, no crystals. Just me and my iPhone. Sorry to disappoint you.
We’re officially at that time of year called “back to school”, and whether you’re actually going back to school or if you left your last classroom behind five years ago (like I did) you are surely feeling the itch to plan, get organized, and structure your life a little bit more for fall and winter. I personally love nothing more than to walk past book shops and check out all the new note books, pens and calendars, but then again I always was and always have been a giant nerd. But alas, my daily work tool is a MacBook Pro and a pen tablet so I have no need for funky notebooks and colorful pens – I do, however, need to be organized.
If you follow me on Instagram you probably already know this, but on the this August The Boyfriend and I packed our bags and traveled to Crete! Even though we just celebrated our 13 year anniversary this was our very first beach holiday together, so we decided to go all out and booked ourselves into the 5 star spa resort Minoa Palace in a town called Platanias.
Hello again! I am back home from my holiday, and after almost a week of unpacking and jet lag I have finally managed to sit down and look through my photos from New York City. We had a wonderful time. We flew across the Atlantic on the 19th of July, and arrived in NY around midnight local time after forcing ourselves to stay awake during the entire flight. It took a good handful of episodes of Fringe to get us through it, and we were dead tired when we finally crashed into our hotel bed, but it was so worth it. We stayed at the Distrikt Hotel during our entire stay and absolutely loved it there. The room was nice, and the staff made us feel incredibly welcome. If you are planning a trip yourself then I would gladly recommend a stay there.