Engulfed by the Easter spirit and trying to honour tradition, I decided to ask my grandmother to show me how she makes her famous tsourekia and in this way create cherished memories with this 90-year old soul. What went down was a sweet and funny chronicle I’ll always remember.
The essence of fasting is a clearance of your body's toxins and habitual substances to prepare for a holy significance. Besides physical toxins, there are emotional and behavioral habits that need to be flushed out every once in a while, so it's important to choose something whose absence you'll really notice. Hence, why not take the tradition of fasting a step further and give your bad habits or your routine a detox?
The mayhem and the anxiety of doing some worth-the-while on Valentine's day kind of turns off romanticism. Love doesn't need a specific holiday to be expressed or shown. Instead, I'm proposing that we all aim to experience love every day of the year, through many different scenarios. Here are 14 ways how:
It's a immense thing to handle... responsibility, and scary at times but only this way we have the power to make it into whatever we want life to be. Grab it by the horns, localize yourself and ask what it is you want exactly.
Christmas is meant to be a time of love, an excuse to meet up, and whether or not our society practices that, I’ll take any reason to spend some time with my grandma. I decided to document the kourabiedes-making with my Lellou and share my insights about dealing with the Christmas holidays
Before you set your new year’s resolutions, look back at what 2018 has brought and make its last couple of weeks count by doing something different. I’ve recently come across an alternative advent calendar that’s all about simple, good deeds. Keep reading to discover what it is and how it works.
During a summer where the feeling of change was persistently creeping up at my door and I was trying to accept and welcome possible amendments, I decided to do something I haven't experienced before, something out of my comfort zone; go on my first solo trip.
This is not your typical best-summer-beaches post but a perfectly normal reflection of self and of taking a deep inner look towards one's inner development. In a way it acts as a reminder to myself and I hope if it speaks to me, perhaps some of you can also relate and gain something from it.
I went on an inter-communal weekend-long road trip visiting the island's ten most beautiful viewpoints in both the southern and the northern edges of the island in quest to rediscover more of the land I call home.
After the huge June 2016 fires which completely devoured an 18.5km green area in Solea valley near Ayios Theodoros, the forestry department has created a re-forestation plan in hope to bring the scenery back to life. I joined a group of volunteers on an early Saturday morning to help re-plant trees.
In one of my favourite months of the year, a lot has occurred in October 2016. My first newspaper article was published, tonsolitis had me bed-bound and I took part in my first art bazaar selling my work. In this post, I look back at what autumn 2016 brought and relfect on a few discoveries.
Back in 2016, I challenged myself to spend more time alone, to feel comfortable in my own skin and to test if I can still enjoy social spaces without the company of others. It was a journey of introspection and here I share my realisations on the matter and finding balance between being an obsessed social bunny to a balanced mind.