Inspirational Monday #33

Today’s quote is very dear to me and the picture just makes me wanna smile: I think this is just so true! When I look at this picture I find the elder woman so beautiful! It might be her half-hidden smile or her eyes (Tyra would be proud of this…

Update on my illness

When I was diagnosed with M.E., I thought that it was something I had just started having. My doctor has been doing some digging on the illness and on my own particular medical history. And she has come to the theory that I might have been suffering with M.E. for…

Showing my true colors at Höhenrausch

Back in September Markus and I decided to finally go check out the Höhenrausch – an interactive exposition where you can walk and see the different spaces (this year’s theme was birds, so you saw birds everywhere) and can see Linz from above! We had been thinking of going all Summer long,…

Inspirational Monday #32

Today’s post is meant to make you think twice before engaging in that fight with your best friend, co-worker or significant other: Sometimes in the heat of a discussion, you feel like fighting, yelling or punching someone. Trust me, if I’d punched everyone I’d felt like, I’d probably be in…

Sugar, sugar…

We all know that most foods have sugar, fruit has natural sugar and coca cola has what, 25 spoons of sugar in it? It’s no secret that most prefabricated foods have sugar. What we never thing about is all the so called healthy foods.  This week while at work, a…

Inspirational Monday #31

Can you believe it’s already October? Jeez time flies by! It’s actually a holiday in Portugal (if they haven’t cancelled this one yet), marking the day when Portugal became a Republic in 1910.  On that note: Just like the Portuguese people fought for their country back in 1910, so should…

Cozy Sunday: 5 things I love about fall!

October has arrived (where is the time going???) and I have decided to dedicate this month to everything fall-related. I just love fall, it’s my favorite season of the year! So why not share with you guys my 5 favorite things of it, right? 1. The smell! I really feel that…

Inspirational Monday #30

Today I decided to write a self-love inspirational Monday post, to end up September on the right note! You’re perfect, amazing and beautiful from your itty bitty toe to your hair tips! Remember that, whenever you feel down or ugly or fat or whatever it is you’re convincing yourself you…

5 Tips for dealing with dry skin!

Fall is right around the corner and while that means fun things like Pumpkin Spice latte’s (still trying to understand what the whole hype is about), it also means colder air and indoor heaters. As many of you know, I suffer from extremely dry and sensitive skin, having even been…

Inspirational Monday #29

This one is very close to my heart: I moved around a bit. I changed schools and always had to make new friends, which wasn’t easy because I was quite shy when I was a kid (and I was the “weird” kid who would prefer to be reading in the…

Ask Rosie: How soon is too soon?

“Hi Rosie! I’ve been reading your blog for some time now and I would like to ask you for advice. I’m 16 years old and have been with my boyfriend for 3 months. I love him very much, but I don’t feel ready to go that extra step. Most of my…

Inspirational Monday #28

In two weeks it’ll be officially Fall and I could not be more excited! This has been one hot Summer! But on to our Inspirational Monday: You know how sometimes we’re just like “I need to lose two more pounds and then I’ll be perfect!” or something on those lines? Well…stop…