How leading a sustainable lifestyle can build your character and improve your life

We often speak about the benefits of a sustainable lifestyle, as it pertains to the effects it has on the environment, but we rarely stop to consider its transformative effects on our own lives. To clarify, sustainability, in very broad terms, means regulatory laws, actions and behaviors aimed at avoiding the depletion of natural resources […]

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Switching careers and don’t know where to start? here are some ideas

We change and we grow and as we do, our interests and passions as well. If these two can be easily picked and discarded, our professional career is a more complicated matter. Now more than ever, due to the lockdown/self-isolation, we may have become acutely aware of some neglected or postponed dreams and plans. The […]

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Summertime checklist – quarantine edition + a free printable list

This has been a strange and mixed-up summer. With the pandemic still raging and for many of us, the thought of traveling to foreign lands a distant, uncertain endeavor, we are called to focus on the present and what is available to us where we’re at. To keep me sane and my itchy feet at […]

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The life of a strawberry – from farm to table

Strawberries are a quintessential spring/summer fruit, leaders of the forthcoming bounty that summertime offers so generously. Rich in vitamin C, manganese, vitamin B9, potassium and antioxidants, it is a favorite of children and adults alike. The health benefits of the humble strawberry include keeping your heart healthy, regulating your blood sugar levels and even helping […]

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How I’ve maintained my sustainable shopping habits during quarantine

The COVID-19 global pandemic brought many changes, some of them including new ways to shop. Out of the sudden, disposable masks and gloves were required, as well as single use plastic bags. As the weeks progressed and the quarantine/self-isolation continued, I thought of the ways I can continue, safely, to practice my sustainable shopping habits. […]

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4 self-love practices for hard times that we don’t often talk about

2020 has been, so far, a year of reckoning. From the Australian bush fires, the COVID-19 global pandemic, to the escalating police brutality against African Americans and the subsequent protests and altercations, we are forced to take a good look at ourselves, how we live our lives and the changes we need to make happen. […]

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Thoughts on racism + a list of resources

Hello friends, I have taken some time off this past week from posting on Wednesday and Sunday not only to make sense and better understand racism, but to also amplify the Black/African American voices that desperately needed to be heard. Being born and raised in Romania, a very homogeneous country in terms of race/skin color, […]

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3 areas of your life to curate this week for more joy and less overwhelm

Our inner world is the lens through which we see the world. What we consume, through news, social media and entertainment, will directly impact how and what we think about ourselves, the others and the world. But what exactly are we feeding ourselves with? what ideas, attitudes and information? and how is it helping us […]

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