The road less travelled

“The real voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” My CV used to list travelling as my main hobby. Indeed, nothing makes me happier than breaking from the familiar, exploring new countries and having heart-warming conversations with people from all over the world. My first solo-trip at age 20 was incredible and until this day I refer to that summer as the best summer of my life. Recent trips, however, have left me doubting why I once enjoyed traveling as much as I did. I still enjoy seeing new sites, meeting wonderful strangers and tasting the local cuisine of a foreign land. Yet I have noticed that the exposure to the unfamiliar has become somewhat familiar to me. Breaking away from routine has become part of my routine. And most annoying of all, wherever I travel to, I take myself with me.

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The ultimate guide to goal-setting

Setting goals can be the first step in turning our dreams into a reality. We all tend to have a vision for the way we want our life to look and goals are a great way to make that vision tangible. Whether it is becoming an entrepreneur, getting into the best shape of our life or finding the one person we were meant to be with, goals can help us get there.

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Why brown rice is healthier than white rice

We all know that foods in their whole form are healthier than their stripped-down, processed counterparts. It should thus come as no surprise that brown rice is healthier than the white version. Brown rice is higher in fiber, B-vitamins and minerals and is better at stabilising blood-sugar levels. I’ve known these basic facts for a while now and have always tried to use brown rice when I felt it suited the recipe. Yet it wasn’t until I read a section on brown rice in Healing with whole foods that I started to understand how much health benefits brown rice really has over white rice. In this post I share what all the ins and outs on brown rice vs. white.

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