What to pack when moving to Melbourne?

Moving your life to Melbourne? Here is what you need to pack!

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I thought you were gone!

Tuesday, 3rd of January 2017 It starts out of nowhere. Suddenly, my right arm feels funny and I am burping 10 times in a minute.  The culprit: The immortal Anxiety. I’d been anxiety free for a long time. I felt a bit uneasy a couple of times but I do not call that anxiety, I call […]

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My 2017 resolutions!

Every year we encourage ourselves to write down some resolutions to be accomplished in the next 365 days. Most of us have the same resolutions year after year due to how difficult it becomes to keep them for more than 1 month. Last year I only had one resolution and let me say that despite […]

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It drives me crazy!

Don’t you miss the era before mobile phones? – no? not even a little bit? Well.. I do.. and I miss is a lot! You are probably thinking: “why Mariana? Why would you say such thing? – this mobile-connected era is so much better, we no longer lose our way thanks to Google Maps; we […]

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I’m the definition of self-sabotage

I’m going through a tough time. Although I re-started my weight loss journey just few weeks ago with videos, photos and weekly updates, it is not going as planned. Why? Because I keep sabotaging myself. According to google: Behavior is said to be self-sabotaging when it creates problems and interferes with long-standing goals. The most common […]

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The journey never ends

Two days ago, I finished reading a book called “It was me all along” by Andie Mitchell. The book is about Andie’s weight loss journey. From the days were she was a chubby kid all the way to adulthood with all her struggles in the middle. To be honest, I did not like the first few chapters. I started […]

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Denial is powerful. So is a Selfie.

Last week I was looking for some old pictures to create a before/after post. I wanted to show how far I have come and how much my body has changed. But guess what? I was not able to find a photo that showed the Mái 1.5 years ago. Then it hit me, I was in denial. […]

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My first walking event ever! – The Review

Today I participated in the first running/walking event of my life and it was great! This year, my life has changed for the better and I have become more active. Three months ago I started attending Zumba classes at my gym and I fell in love with it. Since then, I also bought the game […]

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ANXIETY. HOW MY RELATIONSHIP WITH THAT PAIN IN THE ASS STARTED. PART II

Image Credits: Mariana Zannata

My story continues. If you haven’t read the first part, you can find it here After that first panic attack I started to be afraid of the most trivial things: being on a train, being in the underground train station, getting into a car but most of all, being alone. That was the main reason […]

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