Discovering Portugal

Hello everyone! Sorry for taking a summer break but I have been busy traveling, working, and studying. I hope you all had a lovely summer 🙂 This year I’ve visited Portugal and I had a wonderful time! Portugal is a beautiful country, it has an interesting history and culture and its beaches are amazing! IContinue reading “Discovering Portugal”

The Little Book of Hygge

I was really curious to know more about hygge that I decided to read “The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well” written by Meik Wiking. First of all, what is hygge? It isnìt easy to translate it but one of my favorite definitions is “the art of creating intimacy”. However, youContinue reading “The Little Book of Hygge”

You are as powerful as you allow yourself to be

If you like adventure books this is my recommendation, my favorite book ever. In March of 1977, at the age of 27, Robyn Davidson set off on a journey she had been planning for over two years. She embarked on a 1,700-mile trek across the Australian outback from Alice Springs, heading for the West CoastContinue reading “You are as powerful as you allow yourself to be”

Chocolate and Hazelnuts Vegan Cookies

– Happy Mother’s Day – Hello everyone and Happy Mother’s Day! I found a good recipe for chocolate and hazelnuts cookies (yummy!) but I made it vegan with some variations. It is really easy and you will find all the ingredients and preparation below. Ingredients • 300 g plain flour • 80 g brown sugarContinue reading “Chocolate and Hazelnuts Vegan Cookies”

World Book Day

I would like to celebrate the World Book Day sharing a review of one of my favorite readings of 2019: “Ikigai – The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life” authored by Hector GarcĂ­a and Francesc Millares. The book touches the various aspects of life which can help us to achieve a long happyContinue reading “World Book Day”

Easy Eggless Almond Cake Recipe

When I am not reading I like to spend time cooking and baking. A few weeks ago I started to bake eggless and butterless cakes or cookies, they are delicious! If you are looking for an alternative to traditional recipes try this eggless almond cake, it is super easy, perfect with tea or coffee. Enjoy!Continue reading “Easy Eggless Almond Cake Recipe”

We are Malala

[ENG] This is a story everyone should know. In 2012, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head at point-blank range on the bus from school, this happened in her hometown Minora (Pakistan) when she was fifteen. Malala miracously recovered but she had to leave the country to survive. What caused this act of violence? InContinue reading “We are Malala”

Your gut is clever

The Clever Gut Diet by Dr Michael Mosley isn’t really a diet book. He details some fascinating research to “revolutionize your body from the inside out”, as the subtitle says. Mosley tells us that in addition to what we all know about the gut – it transforms food into the nutrients and energy our bodiesContinue reading “Your gut is clever”

Change your habits and you will change your life

This quarantine is an opportunity to change your habits and there is a book that can help you to achieve your new goals, it is “Atomic Habits” written by James Clear. Let’s start analyzing the title, what does atomic mean? It is an extremely small amount of thing, the single irreducible unit of a largerContinue reading “Change your habits and you will change your life”

Book therapy

If you want to read something different than a self-help book this can be a good choice. “Educated” is a beautiful memoir written by Tara Westover. She was born in 1986 on a remote mountain in Idaho and she is the seventh child of a Mormon family. Her parents believed in a patchwork of paranoidContinue reading “Book therapy”

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