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Sunny Mood on Rainy Days

All my life I have resisted any kind of dependency. Many years ago, just as an example, during a trip to India, I got a bad headache because I did not get my morning coffee. It made me realise that … Continue reading

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Happy Feet

Years ago I saw an interview with a centenarian in Austria. When asked about the secret how he stayed so spirited and healthy at that high age, he explained that he massaged his feet daily. Since I’ve always walked a … Continue reading

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Dispersed Family

My parents started it all off by emigrating to Sweden as a young couple, so there was already an opening to “living elsewhere”. I went to Uni in Germany, moved to Sicily as newly wed, and then spent 12 years … Continue reading

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Always Take the Weather With You

Sometimes I feel like a hermit, living in my little house at the end of the village and spending most of my time on my own. Entire days can pass when I speak to no-one and just wander around in … Continue reading

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The Tender Touch

Saying goodbye to one of my dear friends lately, I enjoyed the tenderness with which she hugged me. Thinking that I wanted more such tenderness in my life, I suddenly realised that I have to show it myself to begin … Continue reading

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Breathe For Life

Breathing is what keeps us alive, and still we just take it for granted the way it goes in and out. In and out, and in and out, until we draw our last breath… Still many of us don’t really … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

Christmas is such a cosy and beautiful celebration, and ever since childhood I have enjoyed how it marked long and dark winters with happiness and light. However, as an adult I have chosen to affiliate with other spiritual traditions than … Continue reading

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Having Several Homes

Many of us have moved away from our original birthplace to another city, another country, or even another continent. We go back more or less often to see our family and friends “back home” and it’s always a bit difficult: … Continue reading

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Eat Mother Nature

Most things need to ripen before they take their proper place in our lives. Like my passion for herbs and edible wild plants! Many years ago I discovered a beautiful book on this subject and was fascinated. With a likeminded … Continue reading

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The Little Things in Life

Of course, it’s no “little thing” to have a balcony facing south-west, with full sun from 10 AM to 8 PM. I am very privileged indeed to have my evening meal on this balcony, tired but happy after a long … Continue reading

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