Joana Ferreira

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How To Bring More Gratitude Into Your Daily Life

Keeping a gratitude journal was one of the best wellness practices that I’ve ever started. My skeptical me didn’t quite believe in its power at …

Happiness

24 Things I've Learned In 24 Years

Today is my 24th birthday. Growing up, this was probably not how I imagined my life would be at this point. I guess I was naive and thought I would …

Self-improvement

its-okay-to-take-a-break

Last month I had a few days off from work. The funny thing is that I felt guilty for it. I felt guilty for taking time for myself and for not being …

My Easy & Quick Daily Make Up Routine

I bought my first makeup bit right before high school prom. It was a concealer pen and a mascara from L’Oréal. Before that, I didn’t even use lip …

Makeup

Behind The Scenes: A Day In The Life Of A Lifestyle Blogger

As I work full-time, evenings and weekends are the only time I can dedicate to blogging – which is often not enough. There are evenings when I wish I …

Productivity

How I Plan To Make The Most Of My Summer

Although I can’t deny the beauty of Spring blooms, the coziness of Fall and the magic of Winter, I was <i>sooo</i> looking forward to Summer. Can’t really …

Five Books On My Summer Reading List

Reading has always been one of my favorite things to do but it has been hard to find time for it recently. When I commuted to work by train, a book …

May Goals.

April had some highs and lows. It didn’t start very well with our apartment being robbed, which makes you feel quite insecure in your own house. But …

7 Benefits Of Spending Time Alone

I don’t mind spending time alone. In fact, it is one of my favorite things to do and I may or may not be guilty of having canceled things before just …

A Typical Day In My Life.

I have something a bit different for you today. As I said here, I want to be more personal and let you take a glimpse into my daily life more often. …

My Blog Photography Process.

It is no secret that photography is one of my favorite parts of blogging. As a visual person, I love composing a picture, experimenting with my …

Let's Chat #5

Months ago I had a series on my blog called Let’s Chat and it used to be one of my favorite blog posts to write. For some reason, I stopped doing it …

April Goals.

March was quite a good month. I caught up with old friends, had some good things happening at work, and Spring started which brought the beautiful …

31 Small Ways To Make Self-Care A Daily Practice

Everyone seems to be talking about self-care nowadays but do we understand what it really means?<p>I used to have a wrong idea of what self-care is. I …

Binge-Watching

My Personal And Blog Goals For 2017

If you have been reading my blog for a while, you might have noticed my passion for goal setting. But when the new year began, I wondered if it was …

Why Do I Blog?

Perfectionism has been killin’ it lately. Literally.<p>I’ve always dealt with perfectionism but there are phases where it seems to come in full force. …

How To Create A New Habit & Actually Stick To It

The start of a new year usually means sitting down to write your resolutions. Some of those might include ditching old habits and creating new …

Will Power

Why I Chose Brave As My Word For 2017

I came across the concept “word for the year” last December and was a little skeptical about it at first, to be honest. I guess I didn’t truly …

20 Small Ways To Be Happier This Year

When life gets hard, it’s easy to dwell on the negative and feel sorry for yourself. While it takes a lot more effort to be positive and grateful for …

Happiness

6 Ways To Be More Mindful This Holiday Season

While the holiday season is my favorite time of the year, it also comes with some stress thanks to busy schedules, hectic stores, and last minute …

The Notes from Joana's Christmas Gift Guide - Notes from Joana

I hesitated on writing this post because I’ve seen so many wonderful gift guides done by other bloggers that I felt like a) I had nothing to add and …

Blog - Notes from Joana

Valentine’s Day is not exclusive to those in a romantic relationship. It’s a little reminder to spread love to those around you, whether that is …

Moving Back In With Your Parents After College Graduation

A little more than a year ago I moved back in with my parents. I had just graduated college, had no job lined up and couldn’t afford to stay in my …

An Easy Beginner's Guide To Manual Mode On Your DSLR

One of the best things I ever did for my blog photography was to switch from auto to manual mode on my DSLR camera.<p>But it took me ages to finally …

8 Tips To Improve Your Blog Photography

While writing is not something that comes natural to me, photography is one of my favorite parts about blogging. I love playing with my camera, …

Remember Why You Started.

This post has been sitting in the drafts for a couple of weeks waiting to be finished. Right now it’s sunday morning and I’m trying to make sure all …

My AM & PM Routine

While it’s great to do something different once in a while, there is something quite comforting in having a set routine. And as a very nosy person, I …

How To Create A Vision Board To Help You Achieve Your Goals

If you have been following my blog for a while you know I am a huge dreamer and goal setter. I’m also a firm believer in the power of visualization. …

10 Things I Would Like To Achieve In My Lifetime

I’m a big daydreamer and list maker. As you probably have noticed through my monthly goals, I love setting my intentions and making lists of …

6 Inspiring Articles Worth Reading This Weekend

Finding new blogs to follow and getting inspired by well-written articles that seem to be exactly what I needed to read are one of my little …