Day Trip Ideas from Basel: Todtnauer Wasserfall

Day Trip Ideas from Basel: Todtnauer Wasserfall

Living in Basel, we are fortunately wonderfully placed between the German and French borders and hence, the options of weekend getaways/day trips are plentiful. Just before we bid adieu to summer, last weekend we decided to visit the Todtnau Waterfall located in the heart of black forest. So, if you're looking for day trip ideas [...]

How to beat Ms. Overwhelmed

How to beat Ms. Overwhelmed

Author: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor One of the most common issues my clients deal with is the feeling of overwhelmed. And what are overwhelmed people really really good at (re)producing? Complexity. The art of complexification is to make things complicated when they are actually quite simple. They don't do it on purpose, of course. [...]

Romantic Novels: My take and recommendations

Romantic Novels: My take and recommendations

@nayanaresham Reading is a form of self-care Let’s talk about reading. I’ve used this space to talk about self-care before. I might even have mentioned books are my self-care. As parents, as teachers, as aunts and uncles, as inhabitants of the grown-up world, we often spend timing poring over reading suggestions for teens, tweens and [...]

Staycation Drama: Tips to Ensure a Stress-Free Family Vacation

Staycation Drama: Tips to Ensure a Stress-Free Family Vacation

Author: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor Let me demonstrate to you that mental health professionals don't always have it worked out and together. Ever since coming back to Switzerland in 2017, we've chosen to stay home and enjoy the lakeside and go away by the sea in October when the weather is starting to get [...]