Floating therapy at The Floatworks

I read somewhere that floating therapy was all the rage to combat stress and anxiety, so I floated for an hour at The Floatworks in Vauxhall. Here’s what I thought about it. My mental health If you follow my blog you probably know I have anxiety, depression, PTSD and that I’m a cocktail of egomania and … More Floating therapy at The Floatworks

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So I Published A Novel

So I went and self-published my novel, Bad/Tender. In this post, I give you a behind-the-scenes sneak-peek of how and why I did it. Bad/Tender Bad/Tender is a coming-of-age literary novel focusing on an abusive relationship, written before #MeToo but appropriate for our times. The story touches upon consent, rape, mental illness, immigration, social and professional uncertainty … More So I Published A Novel

Comfortable in My Skin: Skincare, Make-Up and Confidence

In the past two years, my skin has been dealing major blows to my confidence. This post is  about what being comfortable in my skin means. It deals with acne, self-confidence, skincare and make-up and how caring a little more has given me a lot back. Good Skin Up until about two years ago, I … More Comfortable in My Skin: Skincare, Make-Up and Confidence

Why dancing is great for you: interview with dancer and dance therapist Elisa Pittella

You all know I’ve been banging on about the physical and mental benefits of dancing, but I’ve been talking about my own experience – and that could just be me being crazy. So I spoke to Elisa Pittella, dancer, instructor and dance movement therapy facilitator (and also a documentary style family photographer) to give you a … More Why dancing is great for you: interview with dancer and dance therapist Elisa Pittella

A year in Australia: Expectations vs. Reality

So here I am, back home in Sardinia for the summer before heading to London for a PhD in Criminology. My year in Australia has been wonderful, unexpected, challenging. Still, I went there with a bunch of expectations that… well… were not very realistic. Because I want to prepare you, here’s my expectation vs. reality … More A year in Australia: Expectations vs. Reality

My 2016 was all over the place

In Italian we have a saying stating that whatever you do for New Year’s, you’re going to do it for the entire year. Call it superstition, but for me it has really been true. Here’s a balance of my 2016 in travel and (if you care) in life. I caught the travel bug at birth, … More My 2016 was all over the place