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Mothers’ Fatigue

Mothers’ fatigue is a chronic condition. A mother’s fatigue is a cry for help! Mothers’ fatigue is sneaky because it is the side effect of a great love, the price that you pay in exchange for such powerful and intense feelings that otherwise you can never even imagine. The profound tiredness of mothers is endless, and people think it’s normal, but it’s not! Modern society doesn’t help us to be moms. Family itself has changed: In our recent past, two or three generations ago, the family was large, sons and daughters often stayed to live with their parents or in[…]

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Kintsukuroi And The Art Of Mending Souls

Kintsukuroi (“golden repair”), also known as Kintsugi (“golden joinery”), is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. When a ceramic pot or bowl would break, the artisan would put the pieces together again using gold (or silver or platinum) lacquer to create something stronger, more beautiful than it was before. Kintsukuroi is a way of living that embraces every flaw and imperfection. Every crack is part of the history of the object, and it becomes more beautiful, precisely because it had been broken.[…]

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How To Improve Your Health By Just Walking

Walking can actually save your mind and your body. “There’s no sadness that, as you walk, it doesn’t fade and slowly melt away.“ (Romano Battaglia) When we walk, our foot comes into contact with the ground, only to detach from it and return shortly afterwards, the rhythm is fluid and harmonious. Our mind also follows the rhythm of the moves and creates thoughts. Walking together with children is a fantastic activity: it is free; it brings souls closer because they can chat with us; it makes them experience the effort of moving; it allows them to see the beauty of[…]

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Chasing Time aka Best Moms Hobby

Time flies…yes! Especially if you have kids and work full-time (at home and at the office). Ever wished you could add a few more hours to your day? Well, I know the feeling. There are two options: life is a breath of wind! Or, the hours never go by. It’s incredible how subjective perceptions of time may change. We often have the feeling that the 24 hours of our day are not enough to do what we have to do. Let’s analyze this perception; there are two macro groups: 1. your routine lacks good organization; 2. you are perfectly organized,[…]

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