Want to be happy? Be grateful!

Great TED Talk on the note of "gratitude" and "feeling grateful": https://www.ted.com/talks/david_steindl_rast_want_to_be_happy_be_grateful


Feeling grateful

My life has been such a rollercoaster in the last 2-3 years, spiraling very fast and mostly downward, but in the last 3 months I have decided to face my ghosts and sort myself out and it has already paid off hundredfold. I have written a couple of blog posts about my journey to date … Continue reading Feeling grateful

Rediscovering myself

My first post when I revived my personal blog was about Rediscovering the life I love(d) to live and I eluded to my own reassessments over what is important in life and what matters to me. I feel that I need to elaborate on that a little bit, for my own sake and for the sake of … Continue reading Rediscovering myself

Nicaragua – back on a shoestring!

OK, it is confession time! When I first planned my trip to Costa Rica, I partially picked it because of this friendly competition that I have with a couple of other travel crazy friends of mine, over who's visited the most countries. At first I thought I'd just pop down to Mexico and maybe do some … Continue reading Nicaragua – back on a shoestring!

Costa Rican adventures – or “Why 41-year olds don’t go backpacking”

So I got really inspired lately, to travel the way I used to in my 20's: without much planning and by 'figuring it out as I go along'. Not so much out of nostalgia to be honest but more so, as a reaction against what my life has become over the last few years, which … Continue reading Costa Rican adventures – or “Why 41-year olds don’t go backpacking”

Rediscovering the life I love(d) to live

Recently I have started re-evaluating my life and the way I have been living it for the last 10 years or so. In all fairness I should probably say "the way I lived my whole adolescent and adult life to date", with a brief interjection when I quit my corporate job at Ericsson and turned dive … Continue reading Rediscovering the life I love(d) to live