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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Virginia springtime – a visual diary

Walking and spending time in nature has really helped me in the past few weeks. So, I wanted to gather my most favorite photos in one post and create a lovely space, on oasis of beauty and calm, that we can always go back to. This is the joy of photography. It captures an elusive, […]

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2 simple and easy ways to celebrate Earth Day – every single day

On the 22nd of April each year, we are reminded and encouraged to celebrate this wonderful planet that hosts, feeds and allows for life to flourish in unparalleled diversity. Earth Day celebrations started as a grassroots movement in the 1970s as a way to raise awareness and public support against the damaging effects of oil […]

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Want to make our world a better place? Do these 10 things

More and more, in our highly industrialized societies, we become disconnected to Earth and its natural rhythms, a planet that hosts us and of which we are an integral part of. The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food that sustains us….we seem to engage in pervasive and increasingly destructive practices, implementing short […]

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Romanian springtime

For me, there’s few things better right now than watching spring arrive in my hometown: the place of my birth and coming into the world, the place of all my small and great departures, the place where all my dreams were born. All the familiar places and their fragrances, reignited again, all the hiding spots […]

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Autumn in Poland

Some of the best trips I ever took were the ones I least expected to take, and knew very little about beforehand. Visiting Poland was such one trip. I was invited to participate at a European Conference, part of my work in the European Voluntary Service, a conference that gathered volunteers from all of the […]

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