How Staring Out the Window Helped Heal Me. Back in my Microsoft days, I longed for an office with a window.
Last Wednesday, thanks to a ride from Minotaur, my Florence adventure officially began! Some of you know that I already live in Italy, in the north, near Turin, in a community called, Damanhur. But for the next six months, I will mainly be living in Florence. Last year, I saw a message on the FacebookContinue Reading What am I doing in Florence?
Karl has been telling me for days there is something special about this place, something beyond what he sees. He is Latvian and is living in Switzerland to study and gain experience to eventually take back to his home country and start a community. With his environmental science degree recently completed, he is eager toContinue Reading That Feeling of Connectedness
Imagine yourself at a concert. You are sitting in your seat, and on stage there are various acoustic and digital instruments awaiting the musicians. The audience hushes as a group of people walk onstage and position themselves next to some of the instruments. The lights dim and the music begins. The music is like nothingContinue Reading Why This Sound is Essential for Your Happiness
Given that I am probably the most pessimistic and critical person you know—seriously, I hide it well at times, or not—I have decided that it is time to use my biomimicry training and follow the examples of nature…