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Basic small tasks for creating happiness every day

Happiness doesn't come for free, apparently. But there are small, teeny tiny things you can do to create your own little precious happy moments and also make someone else's day.

When reaching your goal isn’t quite what you expected

Last month, I reached one of my biggest goals and ran my first 21K. It wasn't really a goal I'd set myself for 2017, but deep inside something I knew I wanted to prove myself one day that I was... Continue Reading →

Drafting the road for 2017

As a short reminder, I wrote last week about my horoscope of 2017, which talked about it going to be a tough year, with many ups and downs, heavy challenges at work, and which would make me feel quickly overwhelmed if I didn't prepare for it. So, knowing my own tendency to set unrealistic goals, plunging myself into insurmountable workloads and projects which usually make me end up in a depressed and crying heap of misery, I thought I'd try to tackle this year a bit more cleverly.

Drafting out 2017 or who else is afraid of this year’s horoscope?

I don't believe that much in horoscopes. I really don't. Yet there's this little part inside me, that will force me to read the week's predictions for my sign in every magazine. So on the last days of December last year, what did I do? I surfed the net for the predictions for my zodiac sign.

Messing with Monday Monster

It's 9.40 pm and I'm rummaging through the sweets drawer in the kitchen. Chocolate? Nah. Licorice? Nope, had two huge pieces already - didn't work. Digestive biscuits? I take two, munch them and add a glass of milk. That still... Continue Reading →

Slow & steady or fast & furious?

Patience isn't exactly my middle name. If I had one, it would rather be something like "quick quick get it done before ut gets boring" or "go the whole mile right now!" This has been the way I've functionned for... Continue Reading →

Paralyzing fear

Fear of failing Fear of embarassment Fear of the what ifs Fear of yourself Fear of the future? Of the door you might slide open?

Rediscovering an old flame

I woke up this morning from one of these typical dreams: chasing and running after a seemingly bad guy, never stopping for what feels like hours until I caught up with him and... Woke up. Damned, I wanted to know... Continue Reading →

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