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Creative Intermission or How To Move Through Your Dark Days

Creative Intermission or How To Move Through Your Dark Days

Living in the mountains, where you work part-time in a stunningly located hotel and spend much of your time writing, hiking and practicing yoga… Isn’t this a perfect life? It is – until you get bored with it and start taking this lifestyle for granted. […]

5 Emotional Lessons I Learned Working in Hospitality

5 Emotional Lessons I Learned Working in Hospitality

Last time I talked about how I experience work in Lauvitel Lodge, La Danchere, France, and I figured that the biggest value I can find in work is getting to know myself better and growing emotionally. In other words, growing as a person. As I […]

Start Your Work With… Rest

Start Your Work With… Rest

I have made a mistake the other day. I was supposed to be off on Thursday. Completely off – I said to myself. One day off a week is absolute minimum. So I was not even planning to write – just wanted to check emails […]

Preparing last-minute again?

Preparing last-minute again?

So you promised yourself that this time it was going to be different. You intended to prepare for it earlier – was it a travel, presentation at work or big meeting? Whatever the occasion, you knew that there was this undertaking coming your way, one […]