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Lessons on the importance of living in the now.

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We all love quotes. They enrich our minds and inspire us to adopt a new perspective. Some, if applied, can even have the power to change our lives forever.

Over the years, a great number of philosophers and spiritual leaders have talked about the value of the present moment. They’ve…

A few good reasons to go for a walk even when you don’t feel like it.

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It’s a well-known fact that exercising is vital for our physical and mental health. Yet globally, more and more people are living a sedentary lifestyle or take part in sedentary activities. As this research shows,

“Approximately 31% of the global population aged ≥15 years engages in insufficient physical activity, and…

And four reasons why you should try it.

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After I learned about the negative effects of fast fashion, I knew I didn’t want to sustain an industry that treats people as objects and leaves so much waste on this beautiful planet.

My two sustainable alternatives were: buying clothes from ethical brands and thrifting.

To this day, the former…

“Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are.”

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Lao Tzu was a Chinese philosopher and writer who lived between the 6th and 4th century BC. He is considered the father of Taoism and the author of the “Tao Te Ching”, a fundamental Chinese text that is a must-read for anyone who is on the spiritual path of self-transformation.

You can’t help the world if you don’t help yourself first.

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“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” — Rumi

Such a deep quote. We want to change the world, forgetting that the first step to changing the world is to change ourselves first.

There’s a saying, “you…

You just have to be consistent.

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Emotional eating, eating out of boredom, eating while being on our phones, or in front of a tv and watching our favorite show. Eating on a train, in the car, on the street while rushing to work.

I’m sure we’ve all done that. Hectic days and schedules call for these…

Nature is the ever-present spiritual teacher we always have a powerful lesson to learn from.

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Nature is alive and it teaches us invaluable lessons every day. It brings novelty to our lives because it looks different every season and it changes every second. I am amazed by the fact that we’re living on such a beautiful planet. And on a deeper level, I feel connected…

Maria Denisa Dascalu

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