Here’s a challenge: if I would ask you to name a place that’s equivalent to the freedom to you, what would it be?
An ironic question in times when we have just entered the second year of pandemic, we are still in lockdown, and we can talk about anything but freedom, right?
The other day, I’ve seen a video of my tango teacher who was talking about dancing and what tango means to her. I’ve seen so much passion in her eyes and you could hear in her voice how much she misses dancing.
Then I realized what has Covid taken away from us.
I consider myself a grateful person. I always try not to take anything for granted and to discover the beauty in small things every day.
So I did during quarantine. Instead of complaining about the situation or getting overwhelmed by fear, I chose to do my part and be responsible during this crisis, but also find different ways to connect with myself and my loved ones.
Fun fact: Did you know that in Rome, Focaccia is also called “Pizza Bianca”? :D
As the situation requires, we must #stayhome as much as possible. And what do you do when you #stayhome? Well, most of the time your mind flies to food, and baking, and cooking. It took me only one weekend to reconnect to my passion for cooking and now brace yourselves, it’s only week 2 of self-quarantine.
To be completely honest with you, I think I wrote this article more as something I would tell myself when I feel like things are out of control. But then I thought this might be helpful for others who are going through similar experiences too.
Even when we choose to make a change, our balance and health are quite affected. But when the change occurs unexpectedly, it can easily turn into a total disaster.
There are a large variety of changes that can shake our reality pretty badly: moving to a different city/country, a breakup, a job change, moving to…
When I was younger, I remember that I was asked quite often about my hobbies, and I also remember that this question was always coming with a huge bundle of frustration. The standard answer was reading, meeting with friends and listening to music.
All the little girls were proudly replying to the question about their hobbies with the standard answer. However, I was always questioning the meaning of what a hobby is. I was thinking that it should be something you are dedicated to, something that defines you and makes you unique.
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