Ballerina? No. Dancer? Always.

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One more post full of beautiful photos by Hristina Trajkoska. This time, I’m wearing my ballet shoes, so it won’t be a classical outfit post, but more of a ”thank you” post, dedicated to all those years of dancing. I’ve never really been good at most of the sports – I liked them, I just wasn’t s good as I wanted to be…I was never the athletic type I guess:). With dancing, it was so different – I loved it, I understood it, I was also quite good at it. So it was a sport that’s stayed me through all the years, it’s been the escape during the exams, it’s been the thing that makes a bad day good. My relationship to sports changed in the last years, as there was no pressure – I didn’t worry about the bad grade at volleyball, I didn’t feel pressured to run a kilometer in a few minutes. I just started doing the things I liked and I found out why was dancing so important to me – I never felt the pressure, I just did it. When I started, there were no grades, and when the time for the competitions and performances came, I didn’t care. I loved it. There were some nervous feelings, but they couldn’t stop me from doing what I love. I haven’t thought of dancing professionally since I was ten, but it’s more than a hobby. It’s just who I am. 

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Free Printable Valentine’s Day Card

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Since it’s Valentine’s day tomorrow, I decided to design a simple Valentine’s day card with a cute quote you can give to anyone you love – your boyfriend/girlfriend, best friends, family… A cute last minute gift :). You can download it here for free, as a small thank you for all the love, nice comments, everything that motivates me to keep writing and sharing my thoughts with you 🙂

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Je t’embrasse

Pia

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OOTD: Alice in wonderland

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Even a cold grey day can be magical, with a help of great photographer, photogenic animals and a botanic garden. I wanted to do some photos with this sweater for a while, it’s probably one of my favourite ones. Once again, the second hand sweaters seem to fit me the best :).

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Getting rid of stage fright

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For a person, who has performed on stage many times in her life, I often feel nervous before stepping on the stage. Like really nervous, even though I have a background in dancing. The biggest problem for me is talking – even when I have a presentation at college in front of 5 people, I feel more nervous than when I dance in front of a full theater. I think that’s because I’m not used to situations like that and I become really aware of my voice in that moment (which sometimes leads to a shaky voice and too much concentration on the structure of the sentences, which were perfectly fine in the beginning:)). New situations also make me feel nervous. At the beginning of the year, I had my first solo performance in Mademoiselle pole dance studio, and even though the show was opened only for the dancers and almost all of us were performing in groups that night, I hadn’t felt so nervous in a while. But on the other hand, it was something I wanted to do ever since I started pole dancing, and it the end, it didn’t turned out the way I wanted to, but it still turned out good and I got a lot of compliments…so all in all, I was happy I decided to perform and will do more of similar things in the future:).

I decided to write about the stage fright and that nervous feeling because I’ve been stepping out of my comfort zone a lot lately. Life doesn’t last forever and there’s so much things I want to experience…so I faced my nervous side with a question: What’s the worse that could happen?

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OOTD and my cozy little corner

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We all have that cozy part of our house or apartment we just love. Where we feel the most relaxed, the most comfortable, the most creative…and for me it’s also a part I manage to keep clean :D. And I plan on decorating it with some prints and illustrations soon :). There’s also a small #ootd included in this post. I feel so good in faux-leather leggings and knitwear. It’s comfortable, feminine, casual but not too usual. Just me.

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My favourite cafés in Ljubljana

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This will be one of those less text, more photos post, because I think the photos will speak for themselves. You’ve probably learnt by now that I’m a huge coffee lover (I’m writing this post while drinking a cup of it:)). I mostly drink my coffee at home, in the morning (or in the afternoon:D)) but when I go to a café, I want it all. Great atmosphere, delicious coffee, cozy seats, nice staff and always – great company.

Danes je čas za manj teksta in več fotk, ker bodo te povedala več. Najbrž že veste, da obožujem kavo in tudi to objavo pišem med pitjem prve skodelice kave danes. Največ je spijem doma, zjutraj in včasih tudi popoldne, a ko se odpravim nekam ven na kavo, hočem vse. Luštno atmosfero, super kavo, udobne stole, prijazno osebje, pa še fajn družbo.

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Under a lot of stress?

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Yesterday, I  left two of my three student jobs, because everything was slowly becoming a bit too much to handle and I decided to keep the one that is the most connected with my studies and where I could work enough to get me through the month. One of the main reasons is that I had zero time to work on my thesis, and since I have no desire to spend three years writing it, I had to kick myself in the ass and get to work. For the last few months, I felt like I have to all of the things at once and when I wanted to take some time for myself, I always felt a bit guilty when I saw all of the work waiting for me. So guess what happened last week? I got sick and definitely didn’t get better with working everyday. For the first time in ages, I had zero appetite and I could sleep all the time. My body wanted a time to rest and now I see I have to spend some time at home, in bed, to get better. Our bodies will tell us when they need a break, we just have to learn how to listen to them. That’s something I’ll have to work on:)

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