086 – Finding The Power Within Myself – Ester

086 – Finding The Power Within Myself – Ester

Rationally, I know that my professional life isn’t so important. It’s just a means to get money so I can live, but I am kind of obsessed with the idea of finding my passion and working in something that really inspires me. That’s why, I started with science. I...
085 Death Isn’t Scary To Me Anymore

085 Death Isn’t Scary To Me Anymore

When i grew up, I was alone. I had to be my own parent. I had to learn to trust my instincts. My father was there but he got into drinking. I have a brother but he was only 13 when my Mum died, so he was barely a teenager. He was in a really bad place himself so he...
084 I Was Bullied When I Was A Kid

084 I Was Bullied When I Was A Kid

When I was little I was the odd one out. I was always the bullied kid. I got called a lot of things. I got bullied for my blonde hair. I had really blonde hair – almost white – when I was younger. I wore glasses and was the only kid in my year with...
083 Every Disappointment Changes You

083 Every Disappointment Changes You

One of the biggest concerns I have right now is that my kid has both mother tongues; Slovene and Portuguese. Living here, with a Slovenian Mum, Slovene won’t be a problem, but with Portuguese I’m not sure. Having it as a mother tongue is different from learning it...
082 Being Fat Was Part Of My Identity

082 Being Fat Was Part Of My Identity

My father died when I was 22. It was such a bad thing that happened and it really made me think. It gave me one of the ‘aha’ moments in my life which changed my life completely. I realised that if I continued living the same lifestyle that I had been before, I would...