Set a Magical Intention

#SavoirVivreVignette What is your "word for 2022?" My word for 2021 was "independence." Been there, done that, got the certificate. This year, I am taking the "choose a word for your year"- exercise a step further. I am setting an intention. The idea of intention setting is to choose a word or create a phrase …

Miracles MasterClass

Letter to my one-year-older self - a Savoir Vivre Vignette Dear one-year-older Self At the dawn of another year, 2023, you are looking back at 2022. I am sure, you have to admit that as I predicted at the end of 2021, it was a year filled-to-the-brim with a few optimistically expected and many thoroughly …

Get real Value from Gratitude Journaling

Forget about “the rules of journaling.” Journaling rules can never be more than mere suggestions. I’m not good at keeping rules. I get bored if I always have to do the same thing, at the same time. I get frustrated if I force myself to keep to a strict schedule. The only thing that I …

I am writing a Gratitude Journal

I am not entirely sure why, but at this time of the year, I always feel especially grateful. We do not celebrate Thanksgiving here in France so my gratefulness could not have come from there. It may have something to do with that fact that my birthday is on the 19th of December, shortly followed …