Nowadays, meditation is widely used as a tool to calm one’s overly busy mind and to find a quiet place to unwind in one’s thoughts. The practice’s ability to generate a lasting positive impact on meditators’ everyday lives is intriguing and enticing.
Self compassion is a concept I stumbled upon while listening to a podcast. The topic of the episode I listened to was “self esteem”. It was a deep dive into why it is good to have self esteem, but also why it
In our current climate, a day dedicated to living together in peace might seem futile. The threat of climate change, the global pandemic, the current developments in Afghanistan, and the recent invasion of Ukraine are just a few of the countless issues
Learn about the dangers of poetry, the lessons from collaboration, and the role of Ukrainian poets in this second part of our two-part interview with acclaimed poet, translator, and scholar Oksana Maksymchuk. For part 1, click here. This interview was conducted online
On February 24th, I woke up at 5 am to my mom’s message: “Hey, we’re all fine, just in case. I have already called everyone“. Half-asleep, I thought: “This is great news, but why do I need this information so early in
In an increasingly globalised world, where cultures clash more than ever before, this article takes a brief look at what it means to be a Third Culture Kid (people who were raised in a culture other than their parents' or the culture
In this first part of our two-part interview with Oksana Maksymchuk, acclaimed poet, translator, and scholar, she talks about the power of poetry in times of war, the intricacies of language, and the important but impossible form of art that is translation.
No, social freezing has nothing to do with the pandemic and self-isolation. Social freezing involves the preserving and storing of a woman’s oocytes, or egg cells, until pregnancy is desired. Egg freezing, medically known as oocyte cryopreservation, has always been an optional