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My favourite TED Talks

Every now and again I rewatch my favourite TED Talks not only so I can be inspired once again but to remind myself how far I’ve come. It’s been almost two years since I decided to quit my job to throw it all to the wind. I didn’t know where I was going or what…

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My typical day living in Berlin

I’m drawn to free activities and being outside. So far I’ve chosen to explore Berlin on foot. Every day I aim to walk to and from destinations located at least an hour walk from where I live. Not only is walking good exercise and free, but it also allows me to explore different parts of…

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Happiness is a choice. Choose it today.

This morning I woke up bright and early at 5am to catch a bus to Glasgow. I’m here now, blogging away, as this is my last day in Glasgow until I’m back in Scotland in December. I can’t believe I’ve lived in Scotland for 6 months already! I’m just sitting in this wee café in…

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Minimalism and happiness

“I find it empowering to know that everything I need to live and be happy, I can carry on my own back, with my own two feet. It gives me a sense of freedom, mobility. I find much happiness living simply with few things.” — Marty Stano. In one week I’ll be in Berlin, starting…

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The person you really need to marry.

    I’ve had my fill of relationships. A pattern emerges when I reflect on my past. I made similar mistakes, dated the wrong sorts of people and dated them for the wrong reasons. Finally, I realised how much time I was wasting trying to force relationships that didn’t need to be there. Often I…