There are those times, when you just feel like the world is against you. You have goals, but somehow life just doesn’t work out the way you want it, things keep getting in the way and you feel like you just cannot stick to what you wanted to do or feel like should be doing. … More When The World Is Against You: How To Find Your Motivation Again
The Planner Having a planner or agenda will become more important than ever, when you are a grad student preparing to write your dissertation. At this point I cannot tell you though that this or that particular planner will be your savior – you will have to figure it out for yourself, which kind works … More Organizational Tips For Grad Students: How To Keep It Together While Writing Your Thesis
Whether you are an undergraduate or a grad student already, getting up in the morning and preparing for a productive day ahead can be much more challenging as it was in high school. In college we do not necessarily have morning classes, or at least not each day – and especially in grad school, you … More Back To College Morning Routine For A Successful School Year
So far I have spent two academic years studying abroad in Taiwan, and going into my third year I thought I would share some of my top tips on preparing for a semester or year studying abroad. My examples are going to be specific for Taiwan (from a European point of view), but the tips … More 5 Tips For Studying Abroad
As the new school year is apporaching, I thought I would write a post about my experience living in the dormitory of National Chengchi University (Taipei, Taiwan) for all of you who might be moving in next year and are looking for some -hard to find indeed- information. First of all, above is a video … More NCCU (Taiwan) Dorm Experience
You need to learn how to turn the disadvantages to benefits and get creative in life. Whether it might be changing up your workouts, or trying to cook for yourself in order to be healthier or changing up your environment to feel more at home at your place. And I really found that if I … More Getting creative
I just really couldn’t wait to finally settle and get back into a routine. I am the kind of person that really needs routine in life – when it feels like everything falls back into place – because that’s when I feel the most energetic and productive, especially fitness wise! Now that has been a … More Staying active – update!
In two weeks, my life is going to go through a great change by me moving back to Taiwan – and I wanted to give you guys a head’s up on what you can expect from me in the upcoming months. Fitness Since fitness is my passion and part of my daily routine I will … More What’s coming next?
“If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough.” Disclaimer: this is a quite long and wordy post, more personal and serious, just me thinking out loud about life, goals, failure and future – so it is a bit different from my usually picture-filled fitness related posts. Failure. It can be just a little … More Dreams, plans, reality