Articles written by Noemi Tasarra-Twigg

Life Lessons From Famous Mothers in Art History

Throughout history, countless female artists and writers have blazed their own trail and impacted our society for the better with their artistic contributions. With Mother’s Day around the corner, there’s no better time to celebrate the legacies of female creatives.

A Tribute to All Women: “Things Every Woman Should Have And Should Know”

I normally don’t buy into the “things you should know/have by the time you’re [age]” articles. They were (are?) a trend, and I don’t believe they apply to everyone. While a sensible person would know that, it seems to me that those kinds of articles tend to put unnecessary pressure on some people. Today, however, […]

It’s Okay to Quit Sometimes

No one likes a quitter. Never give up. The chances are you grew up with these tenets. We’re taught to keep our eyes on the prize, to persevere until we reach our goals, and that giving up is not an option. But guess what? Sometimes, it’s okay to quit. Depending on the circumstances, giving up […]

The Mindfulness Struggle

We should be mindful. We should seek ways to achieve mindfulness. Mindfulness boosts health – both mentally and physically. We read and hear this everywhere. What isn’t always clear is that how much of a struggle it can be to be mindful.

Finding Clarity in Solitude

Some people find it difficult to be alone. Often, being alone is equated with loneliness, but this is one equation that does not always compute. While there have been times that I’ve been alone and lonely, I often find that solitude has a way of bringing showing me what I need. Being a remote worker, […]

What Do You Do When You Face Changes in Life?

Change is something that we all have to deal with in our lives, and even positive change can cause you to feel stressed and out of control. It’s the uncertainty that change brings rather than the change itself which causes the most stress. This feeling triggers fight or flight reactions within our bodies, elevating the […]

When You Get Stuck in a Moment

Once in a while, we find a song that means more than all other hit songs. It embeds itself in the recesses of our brains, so much so that upon hearing the first few notes, all sorts of emotions bubble up to the surface. That, or they explode like a pressure cooker with a clogged […]

What Is the Best Yoga Mat For You?

Yoga doesn’t require a lot of fancy accoutrements. If anything, the simpler your “get-up”, the better. It is, after all, about letting go. However, there are some things that you cannot do without; some things that you can’t skimp on – the main thing being your yoga mat.

20 Ways to Boost Your Energy at Work

Have you ever experienced that post-lunch energy dip? For a lot of people, this is a daily struggle. Although some of us may be able to steal away from an hour mid-day for a nap, most 9-5 workers have to find creative ways to boost energy throughout the day. The go-to solution is usually coffee […]

How to Be an Objective Decision Maker

We are all decision makers. Every day, we have countless decisions to make. Hit the snooze button or get up? Have an extra cup of coffee at home or take one for the ride to work? Take your usual route to work or follow Waze and hope it’s right about the traffic conditions?