Aloha Friday Blog Hop

Aloha Hoapili

Visit the lovely Jean’s blog and participate on the Aloha Friday Blog Hop ;)

xx Raquel


Lovely giveaway!

I just wanted to share with you a giveaway that is happening on the lovely Jessie‘s blog called Jessie’s LalaLand!

It is a a gift card for a personalized planner of your choice, sponsored by Personal Planner…

Take a look at Jesse’s own planner… how cute is that? :)

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I hope you enjoyed this idea…



Paleta de cores!

Há uns tempos alguém perguntou-me: Mas afinal o que pretendes para a tua vida?

Não quero arrastar-me numa existência letárgica, quase distímica, típica daqueles que se acomodam.. aqueles que vivem (sobrevivem?) apenas com algumas cores (embora já tenha caído nessa tentação algumas vezes).

Existem imensas coisas que quero atingir e que não são mutuamente exclusivas…

Eu quero ampliar a minha paleta de cores, fugir dos cómodos cinzentos mesclados… E também quero encontrar quem me dê azuis para transformar os meus amarelos em verdes magníficos!

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BE the NEW in “NEW YEAR”…

Hello :)

Welcome to my very first post, on my very first blog…

The last couple of years have been really hard for me: struggling to finish my PhD, battling chronic pain, being a psychotherapist, a friend, a daughter… and a woman trying to survive… trying to learn as much as I could from all the adversity… trying to grow  and become more tolerant (especially with myself)…

As the old and tired 2011 came to an end, I kept stating the usual “Next year is going to be much better!” “I’m so over 2011”. But soon enough I knew I had to do something else… I think I NEEDED to feel that 2012 was, in fact, going to be different! Continue reading