Millenials and fatigue: on ‘generation burnout’

I was having an interesting discussion with my grandmother recently. You see, my grandmother strongly believes that everything used to be better when she was young. She believes that young people nowadays are entitled, lazy and spoilt. In the discussion, she gave me a long tirade about how hard she used to work and how she never complained about it. She couldn’t understand how so many young people nowadays are so overwhelmed with seemingly simpler lives. Of course, she is right in one aspect. Her generation did work incredibly hard and had to endure a lot. Jobs were just as scarce and competitive as they are now. Luxuries, such as showers and washing machines, were not part of everyday life. Life revolved around working from dawn until dusk. Is it true then that our generation is just lazy and spoiled? 

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My blogging experience so far

It is time for a little celebration. My blog is three months old today and I could not be happier. Lizzyfied is still a puppy in the world of blogs, but I have already learned so much about blogging, writing, and photography. Let’s start with the most important thing. I LOVE my blog. I finally have a creative outlet, where I can curate my thoughts, recipes, photos, and experiences. It is my little space on the internet that has brought me so much joy in the last couple of months that only wish I had started my blog sooner. I can see myself doing this with a lot of passion for years to come. That being said, it hasn’t all been smooth sailing the last few months. There are definitely a few aspects of blogging that I enjoy less. Some aspects I downright despise. So today, I’m sharing all of the highlights and struggles I encountered in my first few months of blogging.

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Month in review: September

Whereas August just seemed to absolutely fly by, September seemed to drag on for quite a while. At the beginning of September, I travelled to Spain to attend a wedding of some friends. The area of Andalusia is stunning, and the little trip definitely made for a highlight of the month. On the last day of our trip, my boyfriend and I received the long-awaited news that we would finally be moving into our new apartment.

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