How to be homeless

What does it mean – to be homeless? How to define home? Should all of us have a need for home or is home overrated?

They say – your home is where your toothbrush is. I have calculated my homes since May 19, 2017 and I realized my toothbrush has been to 17 different places in 3 countries having moved 26 times Continue reading “How to be homeless”

Happy life in Chiang Mai

When I first came to Chiang Mai in 2013, I was sitting at Wat Phra Singh temple during the evening chanting, I listened to the voices of the monks and warm heat was going through my body. “Chiang Mai is a home”, I thought back then. And in 2016 I moved here.

Chiang Mai is a sunny warm place connecting the paths of those who Continue reading “Happy life in Chiang Mai”

Be a monk for a month?

In July 2015, my friend from Kenya decided to try something very extraordinary – he became a Buddhist monk for 42 days. He went through an ordination process and took part in the international monkhood program which gave him an opportunity to try something very new and to look inside himself. I interviewed him about his experience, and below you can read his answers. Continue reading “Be a monk for a month?”

Doing magic? Yes, you can!

When we think of magic, we imagine witches, Harry Potter, magic wands, flying on broomsticks and preparing potions. Is magic really only potions and broomsticks, or are they just symbols? Learning about your inner magician can help you look at magic differently and start doing the tricks.  Continue reading “Doing magic? Yes, you can!”

Float to relax

As soon as I found about floatation tanks (aka sensory deprivation tanks), I had been wanting to try the experience, and now, having floated three times already, I am excited to share.

Floatation tanks are filled with very very salty water (similar to the Dead Sea water), and one can simply lay down and float. The temperature of the water is similar to the body Continue reading “Float to relax”

What would you do if you weren’t afraid?

Imagine this – you are not afraid of failure, judgement, lack of money, possibility of failure – so many opportunities open up for you, and you can do just whatever it is you have always wanted to do. Continue reading “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”