Rushed parents, stressed children (Mário Cordeiro book review)

Mário Cordeiro pais apressados filhos stressados

Note: this post contains my free translations from the Portuguese edition of “Pais apressados, filhos stressados”, a book by Mário Cordeiro. First impressions “Pais apressados, filhos stressados” (Desassossego, 2019) seemed like the title of a lighter book, like a self-help thing. Still, it was written by Mário Cordeiro, who I find interesting. It’s a book […]

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Things that bring me joy: April 2019

coisas que me trazem alegria things that bring me joy

So I am reading “Hashtag Authentic”, by Sara Tasker. I am enjoying it more than I thought and will review it for sure. One of the exercises she proposes is about paying attention to the little everyday things that give us joy. These small moments may sometimes be absent from our photos. We may tend […]

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Good answer #1: Tina Fey

Tina Fey breakfast

Tina Fey. Source: Forbes Tina Fey gave this answer on an interview for promotion of one of her movies. Question: Eat breakfast or skip breakfast? Answer: Eat breakfast. Then when you get to work pretend that you have not eaten breakfast and request a second breakfast. Tina Fey   This is the kind of genius […]

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Carolina Patrocínio and Kate Middleton: why all the drama?

Kate Middleton Carolina Patrocínio

Do you know Einstein’s definition of craziness which is doing always the same and still expect different results? It’s kind of like that the way in which we all have been reacting to the extraordinary just-right-after-only-few-hours-post-partum of Carolina Patrocínio and Kate Middleton. Carolina Patrocínio was a mother and in the photographs taken at the hospital […]

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The first one: the story of my blog

the first blog post

Welcome to my blog Hello! (or, as WordPress would say, “Hello, world!”) This is my first post! The exclamation is legit; this blog is the beginning of a huge personal challenge and I hope that this rookie enthusiasm of mine can translate to the readers. (who am I kidding? This post will be read by one […]

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