November has been hectic – lots of work and staying on point with workouts while trying to find time to spend time with friends. It’s mostly been a month of self-reflection and trying to figure out what I want at this point in life as well as goals, strategies and nerve ending to-do lists. Hopefully you guys will love some of these thing’s I’ve been enjoying this month.
Starting left to right, top to bottom:
Flexibility class: I’ve started a new class at Studio Mix which is pretty much static and dynamic stretches to get more flexible – think acrobatic moves rather than yoga. We also practice head and hand stands. Super embarrassing but at the last lesson I did clumsily fall in front of the whole class! Amazingly enough I didn’t feel less discouraged only more determined to get back up and do it again. I’ve learnt to do a bridge which I had never been able to do before – and lots of other cool partner poses. Though I’ve only been to 3 classes so far, it’s been amazing and I can’t wait to see progress. I’d love to be able to do the splits as well as hold a handstand
Fish tail braids: One of my monthly – if not all time favorite workout hairstyle. I am loving the fish tail braid. Learnt from watching Mimi’s video tutorial, I never thought this style would be so easy! Next one I’m practicing is a Dutch braid but I’m struggling so badly! Is it even normal to get dizzy while trying to do braids?!
Song: This might not be everybody’s cup of tea but I’ve been hooked on Meghan Trainors song “Like I’m gonna lose you” featuring John legend. I love her voice!
The 5 minute journal: Another one thanks to Mimi. Her husband Alex together with UJ Ramdas created this 5 minute journal which is basically a journal you write in right after you wake up and right before you go to bed. I think I still need more time to see if it will help me in the long run, but so far it’s made me a much more positive person and constantly reminds me of what I have to be grateful for as well as to not taking things for granted. I haven’t actually bought the journal – just made my own little DIY 5 minute journal on my iphone. (Here is where I miss my Samsung note where I would be able to just scribble things down – but typing will just have to do for now) You guys must give it a try!!
Dr. Bronners Rose body wash: uhh this body wash smells so good. It reminds me of the South of France hand wash and I loooove it. I wasn’t so keen on rose smells in the past but I’ve been really liking since I purchased the South of France hand wash. Friggin amazing that hand wash!
The Weather/Sunsets: So it was ‘suppose’ to be fall. Ha! Not in Greece. As usually the weather has turned around and the whole of November was basically summer again. I was lucky to be able to go out a few times this month and the weather has been incredible. And the sunsets! Such amazing sunsets recently, I don’t know what’s going on but I love it.
I’d love to know what has been inspiring you this month or any products you would think I would like to try out. Do leave a comment!