How to Make Life in Florence Work

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Living in Florence is many people’s dream, but actually making it happen – and making it work is a whole different kind of story. I can tell because I’ve been making it work since 2010 and can call myself a rather weathered Florentine expat. And the weather hasn’t always been bright and sunny the way […]
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Set Yourself Free from Self-Doubt

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“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” I could stop here. Leave you with this message. But had I read this while I was still imprisoned by my anxiety disorder, I would’ve thought: “Great, wonderful, another quote that rings true, but HOW do I get rid of the self-doubt so I can start going […]
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How to Deal with Fear

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Fear can either be your friend or foe – it totally depends on how you choose to look at it. It used to be my worst enemy while I was suffering from anxiety disorder for seven long years. I wrote all about that in this post and how it kept me stuck, circling round and […]
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How to Be True to Yourself

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When he asked me to marry him, I said I had to think about it. When it took me a little bit too long to answer, I realised I wasn’t really into the relationship anyway and I broke up with him. This is more or less what happened when the people at my co-working space […]
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Dare Do You

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You have one life so you might it as well live it to the fullest. But what does that mean, living life to the fullest? It means doing what you really want to do and being who you really want to be. It means being you and doing you – all the way. I am […]
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Women Are Weak

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Women Are Weak Or so I thought. I thought being a girl was a synonym for being weak, I thought it meant being less than, being too sensitive and therefore a burden. I thought it was wrong to be weak, so at an incredibly young age I decided I wanted to be a boy. And […]
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I Just Want to Be Fucking Free

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I Just Want to Be Fucking Free Free to roam the streets without anyone seeing me. Free to live out loud and to sit with myself silently. Free to ask for what I need and receive it unapologetically. Free to go to places and walk till I hit the sea. Free to fully let go […]
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Why You Should Just Do It

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Because if you don’t, then you’ll never know. And if there’s one thing that people regret most on their deathbed it’s exactly that: regret. The thing is that in the present moment, our minds create huge mountains out of molehills and literally keep us stuck. They want to keep us safe, free from harm – […]
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Dear Fear

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Dear fear, You always show up when I need you least of all. You always try to ruin my plans, make my dreams sound ridiculous and stop me in my tracks. All you seem to want to do is keep me stuck where I am, in that incredibly uncomfortable comfort zone. Your joy is in […]
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