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"What is so wrong in a day that you can't put it aside besides life and death? If your personal life is not in order, nothing will be. Put it aside so it won't ruin your day. Find the joy of living and loving. Best gift you can give to me." From Karen, 2019

  • Find joy every day of my life
  • Practice spending time 7 ways to maximize my own internal happiness
  • Check in on goals end of year and mid year to internalize wins and how I've managed to overcome challenges
  • Learn to truly let go and compartmentalize daily annoyances to truly enjoy every day of my life
  • Experience Love with a man who engages my brain, my body and my soul. If I can't speak up and he can't either accept what I'm saying or hand it back to me and I have to be overly sensitive and manipulative...
jan 23 2019 ∞
mar 8 2019 +


  • Re-learn Spanish
  • Learn Farsi or Arabic (decide)
  • Re-learn Russian
  • Wine; everything about wine
  • Sailing
  • Fly Airplane

Body, Mind, Spirit, Heart

  • Get Sak Yant Tat (Maggie ritual)
  • Never forget to tend to the broken girl inside
  • Feel freedom - no office, no financial constraints
  • Play the piano well
  • 1 book per month at least
  • Live and experience fully every day (don't feel like you live for the weekends)
  • Evening routine tea (lemon, ginger, turmeric and ashwagandha)
  • Solve the Rubik's cube
jan 29 2019 ∞
mar 31 2019 +


  • Inspires me to be the better version of myself, is patient with my edges, feels like home, pulls me up and not down, loves himself as much he would love me, gentle yet assertive, would embrace me for who I am and not make me feel like walking on broken glass, wants the same things, would not take his words for granted, speak his truth in a respectful way (always), never cross the line of respect, a raw connection of the minds, a smell I can't resist, be truthful to his integrity even if I don't like it, understands me when I don't understand myself, reconciles fast ego and stubbornness when he need to, a friend before a lover, never says "I was going to do X and X for you, but then Y" - he just does it, won't ever say "shouldn't be so hard" because it won't, would give me the benefit of the doubt and judge le...
mar 2 2019 ∞
mar 16 2019 +

"Don't bring ruins to ruins. Build a life worth visiting, that you don't want to flee."


  • Live in Spain (toooo many amazing memories, friendships for life; first time in my life I thought my life can be different; traveled a lot)

  • Camino de Santiago (short and long version of the walk)
  • Tomatina, Spain
  • Las Fallas, Spain (my grandfather passed away that weekend, 2011; best night worst day)
  • Switzerland wine festival every 20 years Fête des Vignerons, next one is 2039
  • Go to Italy and eat pizza and spaghetti (ever since I remember my dad would promise to take me there, he never did; so I di...
feb 20 2019 ∞
mar 31 2019 +

"Find the joy of living and loving. Best gift you can give to me." Karen


  • Savannah, GA weekend getaway (1st spontaneous trip with Kels; got sick and stayed in bed the last day)
  • London, UK weekend getaway with my favorite spaniard
  • Afternoon tea in London (apparently ‘high tea’ is for losers, literally; posh posh posh)
  • Broadway show in West End in London (Mousetrap, what an amazing experience!!! Such good acting)
  • Visit Harry Potter platform 9 and 3/4
  • Natural history museum - London (blue whale!!!!!!)
  • National gallery - London (Van Gogh, Sunflowers <3)
  • Sunday roast - London
  • X Bar in a cave in London (
jan 29 2019 ∞
apr 3 2019 +
  • All the light we cannot see
  • Give work
  • Art Heals
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a FUCK
  • A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
  • Nice girls don't get the corner office
  • Words that work
  • Grit and grind by Rhonda Vetere
  • New Power (World Economic Forum Reading Club)
  • The Alexandria Quartet
  • The age of agile
  • Drawdown
  • Grow a greater you
  • Digital product management thinking
  • Designing the obvious
  • Projekt 1065
  • Assuming names, a con-artist masquerade
  • Reality unveiled
  • Around the world in 80 days (from Mr Fogg...
jan 29 2019 ∞
apr 4 2019 +
  • Harlem by Langston Hughes

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over— like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode?

  • Phoenix: ability to se yourself on fire without burning yourself or other ppl in the process
mar 31 2019 ∞
mar 31 2019 +