Category self-understanding

Truly examined life

What does it mean – truly examined life? I used to think that it is an accumulation of knowledge, analysis, comparison of ideas and concepts and finding the one, true viewpoint. Finding a description of the world that explains it all, gives all the answers. I thought if I read, memorize, analyze enough I will […]

Unlimited learning through volunteering

Discovering volunteer travel opened a great source of learning for me. Learning about the world, about different cultures and people, about what works and what doesn’t, what is true and what is not. And, of course, learning about myself! I had unique opportunities to experience professions and lifestyles I would never be able to try […]

“Right now” and “forever”

What can we do right now to bring peace and harmony into our life? The first step is to have a very honest and deep look into what is causing confusion and disharmony in this particular situation. Many ideas, concepts, different “shoulds” planted in our heads by society are often clashing between themselves, causing the […]