July wrap-up, favourites and other

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Dear reader,

Surprisingly, July has been a great month. It had its down times, I am still grieving but I also did a lot of things and had so much fun. I started reading again, I finally worked a lot on my thesis and am actually proud of what I’m doing and started going out again, well not partying but seeing my friends, going to the movies and to Disneyland. I also went back to London during July and went to YALC, and it was all a dream. I am very proud of all the progress I made because I was still sad and anxious but I can feel myself changing and improving nonetheless.

Without further ado, let’s go back to July and see what I read and loved!

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My favourite inspirational quotes

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Dear reader,

If you don’t know, I have a thing for quotes. Always had. As I have a great memory I tend to memorise as many as I can and it keeps me going. I even wrote down some on post-its and put them on my mirror to never forget some words. It always makes me happy to reread my favourite quotes and also makes me realise how powerful words are. That’s why I always share one whenever I post on Instagram – I love how words can make us feel better.

As quotes inspire me every day, I decided to share ten of my favourite ones – the ones which keep me motivated and help me on a daily basis when it comes to my mental health.


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Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Sensory Reading Memories

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Dear reader,

The theme of this week is “books with sensory reading memories“, meaning books that are linked to very specific moments, places etc. As I tend to have a lot of memories with books I thought that it would be great to list some of those which were there during some very special moments in my life.

If you don’t know what Top Ten Tuesday is, it was created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. A list of topics is up on that blog and every Tuesday you can create your own list, following the topic announced for the day, or just go with your imagination.

Without further ado, let’s dive into this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, which I organised in a chronological order!

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Mini reviews | OCD edition

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Dear reader,

I have now decided that I will post my book reviews every two weeks on Sundays. As I enjoy reading  (I read a lot of book reviews) and writing some, I really want to get back to it. It’s always so nice to read some book recommendations online to figure out what to read next.

Today, I will share four different mini book reviews that deal with OCD. Mental health is a very important subject for me and as I suffer from OCD I thought I could share with you all some of the latest books I read about it. They will all be short so this blog post won’t be too long. So without further ado, let’s dive into it!

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How I edit my pictures | 2018

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Dear reader,

If you don’t know, I am mostly a bookstagrammer. I am saying “mostly” because for a while this blog has only been an extension of my Instagram account but I am now taking it way more seriously, and am loving it.

I have been on Instagram for almost two years now and am blessed enough to be followed by more than 20k amazing people. Of course, I receive a lot of questions every day and some people are very curious to know how I edit my pictures. I already wrote a blog post about it on the past but my edit style changed a lot lately and I like to believe that I evolved as well! This is why I am presenting you today how I edit my pictures – indoors and outdoors ones!

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The Infinity War book tag

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Dear reader,

Let’s just that I’m a late blogger. The sweet Chiara @chiaraschreaveblog tagged me months ago to do the Infinity War book tag but I never did. Better late than never… Right? Well, let’s get through it!


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Getting the right diagnosis | Mental health awareness

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Dear reader,

If you don’t know, I spent the month of June at the hospital to fight my eating disorder which was getting out of hand. While I was there, they talked to me about my anxiety, about my cyclothymic disorder but also about my OCD. I was very surprised to hear the last word as no one ever told me I was suffering from it as well. As soon as I could, I started to research as much as I could about it and it all made sense. That’s why today I wanted to talk about the importance of getting the right diagnosis.


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