Mindfullness is being present in the moment. It’s perceiving yourself within the context of your environment. A mindful person is aware of themselves as well as their surroundings and other people. It’s an important concept to become familiar with because it extends beyond what you might think of as meditation into realms that can have […]Read more "Why Mindfulness Matters"
It can be difficult being without a job. I should know as I’ve been actively looking for the next opportunity for a while now. I’m thankful, however, that I can choose to be particular about my next position and only look into opportunities with companies I’m truely interested in and jobs that I would genuinely […]Read more "Keeping busy between jobs"
So it’s been a relatively busy few weeks. We recently made the move from London to Chicago and by now we’ve adjusted to the time fine and are looking forward to setting up a new base. Relaxation time #igerschicago #chicagogram #chicago #cityscape #instatravel #travelgram #wanderlust #instago #passportready #travelblogger #travelblog #wanderlust #ilovetravel #writetotravel #instatravelling #stayinspired A post […]Read more "Settling in to Chicago"
The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew (henceforth referred to as Kew Gardens) is one of those places around London that you see posters for, and hear about, but due to laziness, never really make that big of an effort to get out to. So when it was suggested by a friend that we head out […]Read more "Things to do in London: Visit Kew Gardens"
Nostalgia is a funny thing. It’s a heartwarming feeling that envelops your senses in waves when you see, hear, smell, do or think something that is reminiscent of a time in your past. It’s funny because the must mundane, insigificant moments of your day can end up being connected to a future bout of nostalgia […]Read more "Nostalgia and Coming Home"
Saturday offered the opportunity to run the Bear Grylls Survival Race in London and it was quite the adventure! If you like challenging yourself to tests of strength, agility, endurance, and even heights, this is a good course for you. There are 5k, 10k, and 30k options available however we did the 5k for […]Read more "Completing the Bear Grylls Survival Race"
It’s been a busy September! Ashley and I have just recently come back from a trip to Italy where we had a great time eating nearly everything in sight. Late September seems to be a good time to visit Italy because it’s the latter half of tourist season which means you still get an adventurous vibe […]Read more "Traveling Through Rome and Naples: Highlights"