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Showing posts from February, 2014

8 lessons I've learned while traveling

Travel teaches you so much about the world, life, people and yourself. Here are just a few of the many lessons I’ve picked up along the road…

Showing love free of charge

The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. - Thich Nhat Hanh
That day is nearly here. The one where we celebrate everything to do with love. As so many of these  'special' days have been overtaken by commercialism, I wanted to share some tips on how you can celebrate with your significant other without spending a dime.  Regardless of whether you already have plans, hopefully you'll be inspired by some of these ideas to show how much you care regardless of the day.

Feel free to add to the list in the comments section.

Spotlight On: The Street Store

I was on Twitter recently when a photo caught my eye. It was a photo of The Street Store, a pop-up clothing store for the poor originating in Cape Town, South Africa. Intrigued, I looked into it further and learned that this notion of a store made of posters and curated by the public was the brainchild of founders Kayli Vee Levitan and Maximilian Pazak. I spoke to them to know more about this initiative and their thoughts about helping others.