Hi, my name is Bonnie. Welcome to my blog! I write about happy things and struggles and everything in between. Go to my About page to read more! πŸ™‚

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My cats
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My cats

Ever since I can remember, we had cats. We took homeless cats from Spain, adopted cats from friends and we had a litter occasionally. There hasn't been a time ever when we had no cats while I was alive. We've never had dogs, so I've just been raised as a...
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Being highly sensitive
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Being highly sensitive

There is this scale. I call it the 'giving a f*ck scale'. It goes from giving no f*ck at all to giving too much f*ck. Giving too much f*ck is also known as being highly sensitive, a term that is well known to many. To get a better understanding of...
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Setting goals for the upcoming months
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Setting goals for the upcoming months

A post dedicated to my goals for the upcoming months. Would anyone be interested in that, I was wondering? Well, maybe it will inspire you to set goals yourself (and it gives some insights into the plans I have for my blog). "Students learn up to 250% faster when goals...
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The impact of Instagram
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The impact of Instagram

It's no surprise that Instagram has become one of the most influential sources of information in the past years. Thousands of people became really famous by selling their brand, their body, their lifestyle. The better your life looks on the outside, the more followers you get. For some reason, we...
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How does an eating disorder work?
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How does an eating disorder work?

Eating disorders are the weirdest thing; you feel unsafe and you lack control, so you do something that is even more unsafe and takes even more control from you. Or you feel bad about yourself so you eat 4000 calories which makes you feel worse. Genius! 😐 In this post...
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The reason behind fear
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The reason behind fear

I'm waiting to do my thing. I will be up in the next two minutes. My legs are trembling, my mouth is super dry and my heart is pounding like crazy. And then it's there. The moment that I can't escape. My fear is overwhelming. It feels like I'm standing...
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My home! – The story of a sad house
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My home! – The story of a sad house

The house you live in or the room where you spend most of your time is a very important part of your life. It can totally affect your mood, even if you're not aware of it. Light plays a tremendous role, just as space, tidiness, smell and overall ambiance. If...
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How to deal with a bad day – A manual
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How to deal with a bad day – A manual

The definition of a bad day is subjective. It can range from "everything sucks" to being utterly depressed and not knowing how to get to the end of the day. The reason can be one situation, or an ongoing event that never seems to end. This post is for any...
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My favorite cold breakfast (regular and Halloween version!)
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My favorite cold breakfast (regular and Halloween version!)

I LOVE my breakfast! I like to eat bread for lunch, so I like to eat something else in the morning. This meal is a great opportunity for me to add some protein to my vegan diet. It's my favorite breakfast for warm weather. For real, it's still crazy warm...
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Learn a new skill and change your life!
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Learn a new skill and change your life!

We are living in an era where it's easier than ever to learn something new. Today, all it takes is a dose of dedication and some decent youtube videos or an online training to master a new skill. And learning a new skill has SO many benefits!! According to this...
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My recovery status – About my victories and weird eating habits
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My recovery status – About my victories and weird eating habits

I bet some of you are wondering about my current eating habits. So am I recovered? That depends on what your definition of β€˜recovered’ is. Recovery is kind of like 'being rich'. Are you rich? Well, if you were poor before, you are! I am definitely a completely different person...
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The power of the first step – 8 things that can help you to change your life
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The power of the first step – 8 things that can help you to change your life

Every kind of change starts with motion. We are often very good at thinking about how we want things different, but we are not so good at making it work. Taking that first step towards change can be very hard to do. Whether you take a first step to finally...
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About me – The extended version
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About me – The extended version

Hi guys! I thought it would be a good idea to write an extended About me-post, because there is definitely more to tell about myself than I did on the About page. So here is the extended version, which turned out to be a bit longer than I planned. I...
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The start of something new
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The start of something new

At this moment, I am sitting on my couch, thinking about what to write in a first blog post. I am overwhelmed by a feeling of excitement, mixed with fear of failure. I want to change my life so bad, but I will have to make it work. And the...
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