At the beginning of a year, people usually set goals for the new year that is starting. These goals usually include things like: start a new hobby, learn a new language, learn to play an instrument, lose weight, go to the gym, or maybe more specific goals like run a marathon, get into university, getContinue reading “2021 Alternative New Year’s Resolutions”
Author Archives: Mariel Torres
The Wandering Bookclub
Join The Wandering Bookclub: an online bilingual (English-Spanish) bookclub that meets monthly on Zoom to discuss books, connect, and have a good time.
My Visit to Oaxaca
I recently spent a few days in Oaxaca, one of the most-loved states in Mexico. I had visited Oaxaca before but this time I went with the purpose of connecting with the people and seeing their state through their eyes.
7 Top Tips to Start Meditating
There are so many benefits to meditation. However, even though I know it is good for me, I still struggled to do it everyday so I have compiled a list of the things that have helped me to meditate daily and I hope with all my heart that it can help someone else too.
The Commute: A London Poem
Step outside. It’s raining, nothing new. You take out the umbrella, you always have it with you.
“Once in a Blue Moon”: 7 Things to Do for this October Blue Moon
This year’s Halloween coincides with a Blue Moon, here are 7 things you can do to make the most of this day’s intense energy.
World Mental Health Day: Ophelia’s Flowers
Today on World Mental Health Day I visited the Tate Britain Museum in London and I was finally able to behold one of my favourite paintings of all time: John Millais’ Ophelia.
Walking through Doors: My Visit to the Jurassic Coast
I recently spent a few days in Dorset, in the south of England. I had never visited it before and I cannot think now why… It is so beautiful and it is definitely underrated.
Demons Within: Eckhart Tolle’s Pain-Body in Marvel’s Venom (2018)
The film Venom (2018), based on the character of Marvel Comics, hints at the concept of the pain-body introduced by spiritual master Eckhart Tolle in his world-renowned book The Power of Now.
Love is (not) enough
I used to believe love was enough, I used to believe that if someone loved you then it would work out. That if someone loved you and you loved them it would all be alright, that you would be able to overcome anything. I recently realised this is not true because love is not enough..