The cat is out of the bag… and in the age of social media, it was nice to keep it in there for a bit to allow myself time to enjoy the process and to decide how much I wanted to share. It all came down to the fact that nontraditional medical school applicants are […]Read more "The Road Less Traveled: My Nontraditional Journey To Medicine"
Rainy days are best spent eating comfort food – and nothing says ‘cosy’ quite like warm and fluffy pancakes with cinnamon. The batter does take slightly longer to make than regular pancakes, however, you can make it in the evening and enjoy fresh in the morning. Before we jump to the ingredients, let’s briefly recap […]Read more "Fluffy apple and cinnamon pancakes (Vegan)"
Writing a novel seems simple – starting a chapter, braiding words into itinerant sentences, following the string guiding you towards the conclusion. In real life, this knowledge of natural story flow does not make creating memories any less bittersweet. Thoughts wander the same road each time there is a turning point in my life and […]Read more "Conversations with London"
It has been almost a year since the word corona stopped bringing back Spanish sun coloured memories. Grains of seashore sand spinning between the toes drowsy from dancing until the sunrise. Now replaced with numbers and melted bridges. Shifting and rearranging reality past the point of no return. To whatever the word normal used to […]Read more "Time In: Lockdown-Friendly Activities"
This was supposed to be a good day. The slow pace and winter soundtrack. This was supposed to be a good week. The scent of freshly lit handmade candles and soft bite of cinnamon cookies. This was supposed to be a good month. A light touch of the first snowflakes and piano blues. This was […]Read more "Route Twenty-Twenty: A Story of London"
Wednesday night. After one of the most intense days in 2020, I’m watching Lithuanian highway lights passing by, asking myself how did I end up here. When it comes to decision making, mine could be described as quick but rarely impulsive. It must feel right. This one was no exception. Back in March, when the […]Read more "The Dynamics of Stillness Vol. 2"
Throughout the week, I share approximately 10% of everything I do on social media. How do I know that? I assigned a numeric value to my activities and compared against what I posted to establish what I want to share more (or less) off. Data and statistics play a key role where I currently work […]Read more "Ten simple ways to reduce your waste"
Not all of us can get that perfect shot from the first try. Sometimes it takes hours, sometimes you have to chase it for years. Let’s be realistic, with the exception of professional and aspiring photographers, nobody has time for that. Good news is that it can be easily fixed. There are plenty of free […]Read more "10 apps to improve your visual storytelling"
Welcome to the Lockdownland. The world has stopped but the life very much goes on. I must admit when I asked whether people would prefer a blog post about current events / life update or something completely unrelated I was surprised that the majority voted for current events. At the same time, I guess it’s […]Read more "The Dynamics of Stillness"
Conscious Living Series: Part One ‘Connecting home & nature’, Part Two (will be linked here), Part Three (will be linked here) It’s early autumn. White walls, light wood floors suitable for dancing, me holding a warm cup of happiness made from the tea I brought from my yearly trip to Japan and two dachshunds playing […]Read more "Connecting home & nature"