life lessons

Old lady with treasure of knowledge

Reconnect to Our Largest Treasure of Knowledge

What do the Philippines, many Native Americans tribes, Japan, Zimbabwe and Greece have in common? They all share cultural values of appreciation and respect for age. „Mano po“ is a Filipino honouring gesture to show respect when addressing someone older. Thereby the younger person bends over and places the older person’s hand on his/her forehead. Numerous Native American legends testify to the deeply rooted respect for elders by featuring wise… Read More »Reconnect to Our Largest Treasure of Knowledge

Trusting the universe has my back

Optimistic Because the Universe Has My Back

“Define your goals.” “Prioritize.”“Set deadlines.” We are often told that we achieve our goals through perfect planning. It should enable us to use our time most efficiently and to work towards our 3- or 5-year goals. But does perfect planning and seemingly almost complete control over things leave room for personal development? What if we cannot foresee everything or what if something goes wrong? A personal development that you try… Read More »Optimistic Because the Universe Has My Back

Expedition Canada

Choose to Focus on the 99% of People Who Are Great

Starting a journey of more than 8000 km based on 150 dollars and the generosity of strangers sounds a bit scary and crazy. Ori and a friend decided to do just that and share what this experience has taught them about being optimistic. One day, two students from Canada realized that they did not know 99% of their country. On the occasion of the 150th birthday of Canada they decided… Read More »Choose to Focus on the 99% of People Who Are Great