Monday Musings: The Reflections Of An Imperfect Perfectionist

Monday Musings The Reflections Of An Imperfect Perfectionist

Reflections As A Form Of Meditation Reflections on my life, where I have been, and where I am going – or at least hoping to are one of the reasons this blog is so therapeutic for me. I am able to put my thoughts and feelings down on paper – (well on the PC) and share them with you. Perfectionism, is defined as a personality trait characterized by a person’s striving for flawlessness and setting excessively high performance standards, accompanied by overly critical self-evaluations and concerns regarding others’ evaluations. Imperfect or imperfection is defined as being Not perfect, faulty, incomplete. All the things that I am. Have you ever felt like your voice...

Do You Suffer From Guilt After Maternity Leave?

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What Is It Really Like To Go Back To Work After Maternity Leave? As you may know, if you read my blog regularly, I am a first-time mom who has been on maternity leave for the past year. Lucky for me, I live in a country which allows for moms or dads to go on parental leave for up to two years. Different variables and conditions apply when making your choice. We decided on the one-year maternity leave option. Therefore I am heading back to work in about three and a half weeks. YIKES! Pin Share Stumble +1 Tweet...

Gruener See: The Unique Emerald Treasure Of Styria

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The Beautiful Green Lake Of Southern Austria Grüner See, meaning Green Lake, is a lake in Styria. I praise Vienna so much because it is where I live. However, Austria has so much to offer, and this emerald paradise is a definite must-see if you are ever in Austria late-spring or early summer. Styria is well known as a great mountainous and forested state in Austria. A place to taste great wine, enjoy spas and visits famous castles. The name Grüner See was given to the lake due to its’ emerald coloured green water from the grass and leafage beneath. Pin Share Stumble +1 Tweet...

Crawling To Walking: Ways To Help Your Baby

Your baby has moved on from crawling to walking! What an exciting time for both of you! So how do you help your baby transition form crawling to walking? Here are some excellent tips to help you have the most fun with this new milestone.

Crawling To Walking- The Magical Steps To Independence Excited to announce that my little one has graduated from crawling to walking – no RUNNING all over the house now. He turned a year old almost three weeks ago and he is now unstoppable! It was a quick transition from pulling himself up and taking steps around the house while holding onto things. Next thing I knew we had gone from crawling to walking on his own. A fast graduation which left not only us but him in disbelief! Pin Share Stumble +1 Tweet...

The Best Sites For Booking Flights and Accommodation

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My Favourite Sites For Booking There are so many booking sites out there, sometimes it is hard to choose which one to use in order to get the best deal. You have all kinds of options available for you to make the right choice. So where do you start? I have put together the ones I used most frequently. They are also the sites where I have been able to get great travel deals for flights and hotels. Pin Share Stumble +1 Tweet...

Is It Time To Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone?

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Is there ever a right time to step out of your comfort zone? Have you seen the movie Eat, Pray, Love? At least heard about it? It is the story of a woman who pursues the things she thinks will bring her happiness. Over the past week, I repeatedly heard stories of people wishing they could get out of their comfort zone to do something in life they love. For one reason or another, they have found it impossible. I heard: “It is not the right time”, “I can’t fit this into my kid’s schedule”, My husband couldn’t handle it” So when is the right time to step out of your comfort zone? Pin...

5 Important Mistakes To Avoid When You Travel

MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN YOU TRAVEL

When planning a trip we think of everything we need to get done. Packing, documents to take along, luggage, scheduling and planning. You know the routine. Have you ever considered the important mistakes to avoid? If you are a frequent flyer, then you know where I am going with this. Or maybe not. Don’t fall victim to your own mistakes.   Pin Share Stumble +1 Tweet...

How To Explore Vienna And Its Surroundings By Bicycle

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Vienna is a fantastic place to discover and explore on two wheels and boasts over 1.300 kilometers of bicycle paths. Some of the paths allow you to avoid the city traffic while other paths require more caution. Either way, it is easier to see the city sights and enjoy Vienna’s scenery while riding a bike. Lots of stores have bicycles available for purchase. There are numerous options for places to rent bikes. Pin Share Stumble +1 Tweet...

5 Ways To Feeling Attractive Again: Sexy After Baby

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No, I am not talking about dieting, exercising, losing belly fat, or doing anything to drastically change your outward appearance. For me, attractiveness comes from within and oozes out. If you are confident and attractive on the inside, you don’t need to prove it by wearing certain clothes, or putting on make-up. Trust me, it will show. Pin Share Stumble +1 Tweet...

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