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    I’m going to be honest: blogging is boring

    Now that I got your attention: I’m struggling. Yes, I never thought to say this, especially on a blog post, but here it is: I’m bored af of blogging. So much that even thinking about writing a blogpost get’s me sleepy. I don’t know if it’s because I’m trying to share as much useful content as possible here (leaving me to write on a more serious note than I was used to) or if it’s just because I’ve been doing this for a long time. Actually, I was so bored that I decided to run a new list of “New Ideas” for blogposts. Not that the old list was really…

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    Healthy Mind & Body

    The Habits You Need to Start This Year Strong

    The new year it’s here. 2022, finally! To start the year on the right note, I brought you the post I have been craving more at the start of this year: how to start the new year on a strong note. Who’s with me? I don’t know about you, but every time the 26th of December comes around, I’m ready to plan and have a focused start to a brand new year. This year, it wasn’t exactly like that. On January 1st I started the year on the ER and have been slowly (but surely) getting my sh*t health together to start this 2022 right on the way I like…

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    Sem categoria

    Year in Review: thanking 2021 and getting ready for 2022!

    It’s almost the end of the year, can you believe it? It’s December and my favourite season of all, not only because it’s Christmas but because the year is at its end and with that comes a new fresh start and new goals. Am I the only one that feels ready to conquer a new year? While we say goodbye to 2021 and plan a new brand 2022, I wanted to say goodbye to this year here in the blog in a special way. Below you have our most popular posts of 2021, our most popular posts ever, my favourite posts I’ve written this year, 3 special ones if you’re…

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    Gift Guide: Things Every #WomaninTech Would Love to Get This Christmas

    It’s Christmas! Or almost there. The time of the year to gift the ones you love. So, if you have a woman in tech on your shopping list I got you covered. Or if you are a woman in tech yourself looking for ideas for your own Santa’s list, keep reading along too. Christmas gifts, right? They can be stressful. What to pick for mom? What to pick for dad? And the brother? What about the sister, girlfriend that love all the gadgets, work in the tech field, or is just a big nerd. I’m all the above, so I got you covered. If you too are a woman in…

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    NaNoWriMo Prep – What I’m writing + Publishing Day coming soon!

    It’s October! I can’t believe it! I love this time of year! Halloween is here, all the festivities are starting, and most importantly for this post: NaNoWriMo is almost here! If you don’t know what NaNoWriMo is, I will forward you to their beautiful website where they explain you better, but basically, every November, there is a worldwide event where the goal is to write a 50k novel. And I have done it for the past 9 years. Some years I own, some years I don’t. But it made me become closer to the life I have now and I can’t thank it enough. It got me Inês. A story…

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    Tips I give to every new college student

    It’s September. A new study year starts. And a new batch of new college students just starts the adventure of a lifetime. Are you one of those? If so, just get along and start this new year with the top tips to have the best college experience ever: Spoiler alert: it’s not where to get free alcohol! I’m going to be very true to you, I would love to have these tips when I went through college. So I hope they will help you feel and be a better and happier college student than me. I can imagine how nervous and excited you are right now. It’s like the world…

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    How to get back to work after the summer break

    I know most of you don’t want to read this, but the truth is summer is almost over and some of us are already coming back to work. Others are still dreaming of the summer lazy days, in that case, save this post to your bookmarks, read this post and enjoy your time off. Let’s get started now: Getting back to work after a well-deserved summer holiday it’s tough. You dread that day. No, why have these days go by so fast??? But you know what? You don’t need to feel that way. And that is why I’m here today writing you this post. I don’t and I want to…

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    How to choose the right college degree

    In my How I Got Started and You Can Too post I advised on going to college only if you really wanted to, today I share how you make the right choice while choosing the right college degree for you. Spoiler alert: choose something you love! Around my 2nd year in college, I hit a block. I wasn’t happy. I didn’t feel like I was learning what I needed. I felt lost. I almost give up and went to a fly attending course (if you know me, you know how funny this seemed, I’m 1,50cm!). But I got through and this was what I learned through this course and what…

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    Work Work Work,  Working From Home

    My tips for the perfect remote workday

    I love working from home. I’m a known advocate of working remotely way before corona hit us. I prefer way much to get up and start working without having a commute in between. But, I know it’s difficult for some, and there are a few changes that even I had to implement to work perfectly for me. Here are my tips for having a perfect productive remote workday, based on what I learned in years of working from home. “Remote work does have its share of problems. Some people dislike working in the same place where they live and relax, and it can be difficult to create and maintain a…

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    4 Top Things That Helped Me Work From Home This Year

    I love working from home, I’m all about working remotely. But… We all need to agree that working from home in the past year hasn’t been easy, or at all the same as it was done before. At least not around here, now that we have a baby and had to work remotely during a pandemic. That is why today I bring you the 4 Top Things That Helped Me Work From Home This Year. And I promise, they are easy and everyone will be able to implement them in their life. 1. Wireless headphones Ok, I was a little skeptical to make this change, since I travel for work…