Lifestyle, Relaxation, Travel

5 Awesome Places to Check Out in Oslo

So, as you may know by now, I am living in Norway until Summer 2022. This means I get to explore lots of new places in my new home city. I went to The South Indian restaurant for dinner one night. There, I ordered the shrimp biryani and it was the best Indian dish I… Continue reading 5 Awesome Places to Check Out in Oslo

Lifestyle, Relaxation, Travel

Roaming in Oslo, Norway: Exploring the City

Well, I'm finally out of quarantine and can go about the city as I wish. Interestingly, because of the strict measures in place the last year and half, things seem relatively normal here. I haven't seen anyone wearing a mask, but the majority of the population is vaccinated at this point. The first day out… Continue reading Roaming in Oslo, Norway: Exploring the City

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Relaxation, Time Management

Time Management Tips for Summer

I don't know about you, but once the days got longer and the sun started shining, my body and mind automatically switched into vacation mode. And I don't think that's a bad thing. This year has been especially taxing and it's time to think about what that means for our post-pandemic future (check out this… Continue reading Time Management Tips for Summer

Personal Skills, Relaxation

I Have Trouble Meditating! What Really Works For Me

I've always been one of those people who truly wanted to be able to meditate, but I struggle with turning my brain off. I am constantly thinking, processing, and planning. Focusing on the here and now almost seems impossible. I've been through many mindfulness trainings and I've truly tried to meditate for extended periods of… Continue reading I Have Trouble Meditating! What Really Works For Me

Relaxation

Stress Creeping In? Five Strategies to Manage It

I don't know about you, but no matter how much I try to avoid it, stress eventually creeps in to some area of my life. It particular occurs around deadlines or times when multiple priorities are overlapping and there's no way around it. I try to manage it in advance with good time management skills,… Continue reading Stress Creeping In? Five Strategies to Manage It

Relaxation

What do you do for Self-Care?

As a lifelong student and someone who has always worked more than one job at a time, I realize that self-care is a huge part of maintaining balance in my life. Yes, I work a lot, but I also need to make time to do things for myself. Sometimes that means cutting expenses in other… Continue reading What do you do for Self-Care?

Relaxation

Weekend Downtime: My Efforts To Relax More

I have been guilty of working 7 days a week on a regular basis in the past. As a full time student with a couple of part-time jobs, it's hard to justify taking a day off. However, it's so necessary to recharge your brain and your body. For the last several weeks, I've tried to… Continue reading Weekend Downtime: My Efforts To Relax More

Relaxation

Connecting With Nature: Self Care and the Fresh Air

In this digital age, we spend so much time in front of our screens, especially if we are working from home. That's why it's really important to get out of the house whenever possible (and do so safely). This past week, I took a half-day to go to a nature park and spend some time… Continue reading Connecting With Nature: Self Care and the Fresh Air