A while ago I wrote a post about overcoming my arachnophobia (fear of spiders). I noticed many people commented about being freaked out by spiders, or having another phobia, on the post and on my social media channels. So I decided to share in detail how exactly I got over my arachnophobia. I’m sure most of the tips will work for irrational fears as well. But depending on the severity of your phobia you might want to see a therapist on the side as well.
Fall and winter can be a dark, cold and depressing period. The temperature is dropping and the days are getting shorter fast. It may sound extreme, but I actually haven’t seen the sun in a while now, and it won’t get any better until after the new year has started. Moving to Norway has definitely forced me to implement some extra self-care and apartment hacks to make the dark and cold season feel warmer and brighter. I’m sure these tips will make the dark winter days less depressing, and even more enjoyable, for you as well, no matter where you live.
The leaves are turning red and the days are getting colder and darker. Fall has officially started! What I love the most about fall and winter are the spices. Cinnamon is one of those spices that smells and tastes good all throughout the colder seasons. Every essential oil blend I put in my diffuser has cinnamon in it these days, so I decided to share some of my recipes for homemade essential oil blends based on cinnamon. You can put them in an oil diffuser, make a perfume, or add coconut oil, sugar and baking soda for a homemade scrub. The possibilities are endless!
After an incredibly busy week, both at work as well as with regards to my personal projects, I decided it was time to share some of my productivity tips. At work I rocked three projects this week, all with a lot of features and tight deadlines. And after hours I’ve been blogging, promoting my blog, finding guest bloggers, coding my second app and following several e-courses. This is how I managed to complete all my todo’s and stay productive, even on days where I felt tired and just wanted to give up!
My boyfriend and I are both into using essential oils in our everyday life. We have so many of them and love combining them in our oil diffuser to create different scents. I love the way my apartment smells after using them, so when I found out you can make perfume with essential oils, I knew I just had to try it. It’s cheaper than perfume you buy in the stores, it’s fun to make and doesn’t contain harmful chemicals.