One of my highschool friends mentioned last week in our WhatsApp group a book that she read. The name of the book was; Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life, by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles. As it sounded quite interesting, I decided to read it. But when I checked our library, I have found out that there was a waitlist for it. … Continue reading What’s your Ikigai?
Listening to Joaquin Phoenix’s speech at the Oscars brought tears to my eyes. Those were tears of happiness and hope. In 3 minutes and 33 seconds, he incredibly summarized what is going wrong in the world. He told us what humanity needs, and how to get there. Very moving, very touching, very emotional. It has strengthened my trust in humanity. It is refreshing to see … Continue reading Run to the rescue with love and peace will follow
Exactly one year ago, as a very proud mother, I attended my son’s convocation ceremony. As they do for every graduation event, the university invited a well-accomplished leader in their subject to give a speech and to get the title of honorary Ph.D. for his accomplishments. When he started giving his speech, which was extremely inspiring especially for newly graduate young people in the room, … Continue reading What is your life purpose?
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old activist, confronted the world leaders at the United Nations on global warming issues, while shaking anyone who listened to her passionate speech from top to bottom. If you did not watch the video of the speech already, I would strongly suggest you do. I, for one, was extremely touched by her candour, courage and boldness. She made me think about what … Continue reading What are YOU doing about Climate Change?
A survey from the UK about colour and its emotional impact asked 26,000 respondents “to associate specific emotions with specific colours.” They discovered that green is the colour most people associate with the future, purple and orange were tied to luxury and, unsurprisingly, red is aligned with feelings of passion. As for the most relaxing colour? Dark blue is the shade that respondents indicated left … Continue reading Cultures and their Colours
Before getting to what happened, first I want to explain what 11:11:11 mean: According to best selling author, international speaker, teacher and founder of the UniversalLifeTools.com Wisdom School, Simone Matthews, “This year, the 11 (+ 29) November (11:11) global resonance of remembering love falls (has fallen) in an 11 Universal Year (2+0+1+8=11).” “11:11:11 Gateway on the 11 (& 29th) November 2018 – provides (provided) a monumental catalyst of … Continue reading What happened on 11.11.2018?