Art as Fitness and Fitness as Art

Some of my favorite creative outlets are also sport arts. Dance is clearly both – but gardening and drumming are also where the two concepts meet. I believe every art form can also be a physical activity and vice versa. And it’s a great idea to find inspiration in...

Why it takes a village

As the familiar proverb goes, “it takes a village to raise a child”. Its meaning is interpreted to mean many things. I like its literal connotation: It takes more than a parent’s love to raise a child well. It takes the love and support of a community. I like even...

Ethical Investing

33 years ago, I worked at the United Nations as a Public Information Assistant in New York City. It was a logical step after university, where I had majored in International Politics and Foreign Languages. It was an amazing experience. But then, weighed down by the...