All posts tagged: resolutions

Reflection time

Moving is exciting and exhausting. I try hard to stay graceful and equanimous, though I get discouraged by the fact that we have to do without internet and physical mail. I want to get my shit organised but the circumstances make it really difficult. On the other hand, being disconnected from the outside world sure has it’s pros and cons. This years’ Christmas family reunions were nice and crowded, so now we can happily redraw and rest again. We can take time to reflect. It is good to revisit your core motivations to find if you let them lead you. Here comes one cliché December topic: resolutions. Do you have ’em? I do see benefits of reviewing the course of your life and whether you’re really doing what you want to be doing. And of revisiting your core motivations to find if you let them lead you. For me this is a good exercise and now is really the right time for it. It also helps to think in time periods or phases and cycles. …

The Best Resolution

Thinking of resolutions and new beginnings, reminded me of this poster. There’s so much truth in there and it’s so soothing to read those words. I would love to see it hanging in my room, but I don’t fully see where it would fit. I need more surfaces in my life. You can order the poster here on Holstee.com. The print also comes as postcards – those would make awesome presents! But don’t forget to keep one yourself.

Veganuary – try vegan this January

From the category resolutions, do you have ‘try vegan for a month’? If not, you may consider getting it, for January is the perfect time to practice! People from all over the globe are signing up for the second edition of Veganuary and pledge to try veganism for the month of January. If you do so, aside from experiencing the benefits of veganism itself, you’ll get extra, special support via the Veganuary website, in the form of lots of information, directions, ideas, inspiration – Veganuary also comes with their own Facebook page to keep you happy and motivated. In case you’re asking: ‘why vegan?’ Veganuary sums up the reasons: animals, health, nutrition and environment. They know pretty well what they’re talking about! You still don’t? Check out their website and go to ‘WHY’. Still not convinced? Go check out their recipe section. That’s always a good idea. It contains recipes from all over the world, for example in the categories French Cuisine, Greek Cuisine, Turkish and Middle Eastern Cuisine, Caribbean Cuisine and as much as …