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What I’m Into: June 2015 Edition.

This month was supposed to be all about studying. Oh, well. I guess it didn’t go exactly as planned. On the other hand, I decided to go visit again the children that I used to volunteer with, and it was awesome. They are growing up fast and beautiful, and I couldn’t be more proud. I also practiced yoga regularly, started exercising and worked more seriously on my blog – this is just the beginning: Get ready for a whole new and professional look!

For this post, I’m linking up with What I’m Into by Leigh Kramer.

What I’m Reading

I’m very slowly making my way through Elizabeth Gilbert’s “The Signature of All Things”. At every sentence I wonder at the ability of this writer. Not only the content is extremely interesting, but her writing just blows my mind. If I didn’t have concentration issues I would have finished that book in three days.

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What I’m Watching

Beside watching all the Harry Potter movies with my sister all over again, I also found a couple of very nice movies recently. The most remarkable to me was “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”. It’s all you can look for in a movie, it’s funny, but deep and meaningful. I can’t wait to watch the sequel!

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What I’m Eating

It’s not so easy to create new vegetarian dishes… Anyway, I’m eating plenty of bio-veggie-burgers (wheat, soy, eggplant…). One night I dined with my family at a meat-and-burger-based place in my town. I thought I would have to eat french fries and ketchup, instead they made me a huge burger with no meat – onions, cheddar, mayo, tomatoes, lattuce… Yummy!

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What I’m Drinking

My mom and I made a 30-euro shopping for… tea! Green tea, white tea, chai black tea, ginger chai, sweet black chai… We just can’t get enough!

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My uncle discovered a brand which makes bottled iced tea (bio). My favorite flavor is white tea with extract of lotus flower and goiaba… You know, with 40°C, sometimes it’s just too hot for hot tea.

What I’m Writing (on the Blog)

I have started a new series with link up! The series is called TreatYoSelf&Plan, I share a post every Thursday with a link up button. The objective is finding the time to treat ourselves a little each week and set some goals for the following week. This way, we will build better habits and support each other in the process!

I also concluded The Importance Of Awareness series on PsychoTuesdays, and started hosting guest posts. If you have some experience with mental disorders that you want to share, I will be glad to publish it on my blog!

What I’m Listening to

My latino fever is back. Bachata is giving rhythm to my housework and tidying-up sessions. Since none of my friends in town shares this passion with me, I’ll share it with you!

What I’m Instagramming

Mainly, in June I posted pictures of my meals, ice-creams and relaxing moments! Sharing my little treats with my readers has been awesome! Incense, essential oils, tea, food… show me how you treat yoself!

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If you want to follow me on Instagram, my username is @italianhurricane.

What I’ve been up to

I tried to study with little success. I tried again, with little success. I’ll try again tomorrow. I met the children I used to volunteer with, who looked very happy to see me again, and my heart filled with joy. I bought so much tea. I watched a little show put up by my 14-year-old cousin who played the guitar for the whole family.

Top Moments

The children’s hugs after such a long time

Tea time.

My Grandma’s great news – I still can’t share it, it’s a secret between her and me, but I’m so happy for her!

Of course, yoga!

What have you been up to?

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4 thoughts on “What I’m Into: June 2015 Edition.

  1. The marigold hotel is indeed a great one . Perfect Match with tea, chai of course. I just watched the new one (marigold2), ok but definitely not as good ..

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  2. I love books that make me pause not just over the content, but over the word choices themselves. I had to do that a lot when I read The Book Thief. I keep hearing good things about The Signature of All Things. It’s on my to-read list. Now you have me wanting to bump it up higher on the list. 🙂

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