Empowerment Inspirational

The Sweet Escapism

Escapism is the habitual diversion of the mind to purely imaginative activity or entertainment as an escape from reality or routine Definition from the Merriam-Webster We all do it every single day… sometimes, every hour… and it’s beautiful, fantastic, it’s the reign of the brilliant mind over all. It is the power of creativity and imagination, probably …

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Culture Stories

Japanese Grannies Rap and Dance in Osaka. Meet the Obachaaan

I sometimes scroll my Facebook feed in the morning, while shipping coffee, the modern way of checking the news like my grandfather was checking the newspaper some years ago. While scrolling down, a very colorful video shows up! I stop and I watch this amazing group of Japanese grannies rapping and dancing in colorful clothes …

Stories Your Body Is Right

Teodora Ionescu: Art, Beauty & Perceptions

From actress to visual artist, Teodora is one of the rare complete artists that I know and she managed to find the magical formula to combine all her skills and talents in thought-provoking and often mind-blowing art performances. Mixing acting with projections of her art, music, dance, costumes and light, she creates theatrical experiments that …

Empowerment Stories

Meet the brave woman who put an end to 850 child marriages

She is Theresa Kachindaamoto, senior Chief in the Dedza District in Central Malawi. Child marriage is still a common problem in many parts of the world, due to poverty, lack of opportunities, education and the belief that a girl is inferior to a boy and that gives him the right to own her.  1 in …