Week 34 – My first race, La Parisienne

Sunday the 10th of September was the day I ran for La Parisienne, a 100% feminine 7km race raising awareness and funds for Breast Cancer. It had been raining the day before but it was a beautiful morning when I woke up for my first race ever. Continue reading “Week 34 – My first race, La Parisienne”

Week 15 – The Day I subscribed for a 10km race

A hot wave surprised all Parisians last week-end and those who had not planned any escape to the fresher countryside met in the many parks of the French capital. Continue reading “Week 15 – The Day I subscribed for a 10km race”

Productivity post of the day – 7 methods tested by Blinkist

Today Blinkist tested and summarized the 7 Top Productivity Methods So You Don’t Have To: Personal Kanban, Eat that Frog, The Pomodoro Technique, the Checklist Manifesto, Singletasking, Getting Things Done, Organize Tomorrow Today! To each its favorite method! Continue reading “Productivity post of the day – 7 methods tested by Blinkist”

Week 7 – First feedback from 2017, personal goals for the year & my happiness project!

2016 has been a transition year and for me 2017 is the year I am creating my future. I learned a few weeks back to stop putting so much pressure on myself and weirdly it has worked. I am full of projects but I focus less on the outcome and the source of revenue these activities could bring than on the pure pleasure of trying new things and keeping up with the ones I like. Continue reading “Week 7 – First feedback from 2017, personal goals for the year & my happiness project!”

Week 6 – Readings of the week, from how to be a Badass to Discovering Hygge

After presenting my readings of the month, I am eager to give some insight on the books I carefully selected for the upcoming weeks (they have either been recommended by friends or chosen after hours of Internet browsing). Continue reading “Week 6 – Readings of the week, from how to be a Badass to Discovering Hygge”

Week 6 – Readings of the week, from Kids Travel Guides to Naples Based Novel

The good news is, the 52 Weeks Challenge is in fact pushing me to look for new subjects and start or pursue new activities every week. Bottom line is, these activities are not one week long activities so I am becoming kind of overwhelmed . In a good way of course. Continue reading “Week 6 – Readings of the week, from Kids Travel Guides to Naples Based Novel”

Week 5 – Keep Calm and Learn Brazilian Portuguese

I have always had a dream about living in Brasil. I do not know what attracts me there, it has always seemed an exotic and warm place where I could have both worked as an engineer but where I could picture my personal life blooming. Continue reading “Week 5 – Keep Calm and Learn Brazilian Portuguese”