February 2021 suggestions

February

February is starting with some hope. Vaccines, less severe laws regarding movement here in Italy, and bars opening. I decided to wake up a little bit earlier than the last month, meaning I get up at 7am (I know it’s not that early but I’m going gradually here) for my morning routine. I’m also seriously … Read more

A minimalist phone

A minimalist phone

Have you ever checked how much time you are spending daily on your smartphone? How many times are you unlocking your phone screen? How long are you scrolling down the Facebook or Instagram feed for a wonderful recipe for unhappiness? We all know (hopefully) that we spend too much time on our phones, but let’s … Read more

Stop listening to other people

When I was a young boy I always listened to my parents, my relatives, and my teachers. I think that was a good behaviour, dictated by my insecurities (bad) and my awareness of not knowing much (good). I still think that kids and impulsive people should really understand how to stop acting on their own … Read more

January 2021 suggestions

January 2021 suggestions

This January has been the start of a year from which we expect a lot, after a weird 2020. Well, maybe not “a lot”… just to get back to our normal lives. Things are not getting better right now, but I wanna start to write down my suggestions for books, movies, lessons, activities and whatever … Read more

A bad start

Sunrise from the ferry

2021 didn’t really started well. On the first day of the year I felt sick and intrusive thoughts conquered my mind. And the optimism I had the day before made the situation worst. Also, I realized I’m still not as strong as I supposed to. Things I hoped for started to vanish and my mind … Read more

Goodbye 2020

Alessandro Gonella office

I’ve been thinking about what could be the most representative picture of my 2020, but honestly I couldn’t find one. One year passes quickly, but a lot of things happen during 365 days… how could one summarize a whole year in just one feeling? How were your days since February? How are they now? Things … Read more

Books to read

Books to read

When I was a kid, I used to read a lot, mostly because of the influence of an aunt of mine that kept on buying me books. When I grow older I found myself pretty busy, especially because I was focusing on school or university’s books. Luckily I rediscovered the power of books. I started … Read more