10 ways life is different than I would have expected 10 years ago

A few weeks ago, I was rummaging through my belongings. Pottering, you could call it. And among these belongings was an old diary I had kept at age 15. Full of delight I read back what my 10-year younger self thought of life and the future. One thing stood out to me. The life I had imagined for myself as a woman in her mid-twenties is completely different from the life I am currently living. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and see how wrong my younger self was about her predictions.

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My top 10 pantry essentials

Creating nourishing and wholesome meals is so much easier when you have your pantry stocked with some essential basics with which you can whip up a healthy dinner in no time. Having whole grains, nuts and seeds, legumes and spices in your pantry, means you no longer have an excuse for not cooking a quick meal on busy days. For a long time, some white pasta and ready-made pasta sauce was my go-to for an effortless pantry meal, but as my interest in nutrition has grown, I have ditched the white pasta and replaced it with these 10 essentials.

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Thoughts on January after a rainy walk

The warm liquid trickles down my throat, as my fingers slowly come back to life. In their excitement, they have asked the nervous system to light up some fireworks. Mistakenly, my brain translates this into a tingly pain.

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