thegreatwave and poem
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A book, a poem, a piece of art interlinked

How a book, a poem and a piece of art all connect to my life!  It’s funny how things can go hand in hand and connect in the most unexpected moments, don’t you think?  As you might know, I live in Tokyo, Japan for almost 4 years now. And it was the move here that… Continue reading A book, a poem, a piece of art interlinked

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The power of acceptance

Accepting the country and culture you live in, relationships you encounter, your self-image, your emotions and feelings are not always easy. Fighting against something that we can’t change drains us, takes a lot of energy. There comes a point when we need to make a decision. Will we allow that situation to further drain us… Continue reading The power of acceptance

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Connecting Wellness and Books

The past two wellness blogs were about our Intellectual and Spiritual Wellness. Both sound a bit dry I have to admit that myself. But don't get fooled by the titles, the fun comes when you go a bit deeper.  Because what both of them actually want to help us with is to take time to… Continue reading Connecting Wellness and Books

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Spiritual Wellness

Out of all eight wellness aspects that I’m covering the spiritual one seems to be the most personal one. The one we exchange about the least. As a non-religious person pushing a spiritual discussion often leaves me uneasy. I know it shouldn’t but it does. Because overall the Spiritual Wellness simply invites us to be… Continue reading Spiritual Wellness

Intellectual Wellness
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Intellectual Wellness

Intellectual Wellness sounds rather educational but don’t shy away because it’s actually very down to earth.  When we refer to the Intellectual Wellness it means to participate in scholastic, cultural, and community activities. And it's important as it helps to expand knowledge and skills in order to live a stimulating, successful life. (source: https://news.illinoisstate.edu) And I… Continue reading Intellectual Wellness