World Vegan Day – Take On the 30 Day Challenge

World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated on 1 November, by vegans around the world. The Day was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, then President & Chair of The Vegan Society UK to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Vegans around the world join together to celebrate animal rights. Animal advocates hold street stalls about veganism, host vegan potluck events, plant memorial … Continue reading World Vegan Day – Take On the 30 Day Challenge

3 things to consider when being a Conscious Consumer

Do you think about how much pollution you support when buying a new bag or a new shirt? Do you think about how much water you use when you brush your teeth? Do you think twice when you buy household chemicals? Do you consider the treatment of animals and farmers when you buy food? Do … Continue reading 3 things to consider when being a Conscious Consumer

The Good Country Index

“Good, gooder, goodest country in the world” - that’s what this index shows us, as Simon Anholt says in this TED-talk. It’s not a Good, better, the best Index, and it’s not a Happy Country Index they have done either. This is an Index that shows which countries do Good in a global perspective. Not … Continue reading The Good Country Index

Alicia is Our First Olive Charity Kid

Bob Marley's words resonates in me: "My life is only important if I can help people. If my life is only for me, my own security, then I don't want it." - Bob Marley Yesterday Alicia arrived from Sweden, to join our last retreat for the season. She is 18 years old, wants to learn about … Continue reading Alicia is Our First Olive Charity Kid

Vegan Is Not Only Healthy, It Is Right!

At our Olive Retreats, I often say; "You don't need to be part of the culture you live in, think, and do what feels right". To become vegan was a decision I made as a mother too. I never forced my family to stop eating meat but they had to "order" it, write it up … Continue reading Vegan Is Not Only Healthy, It Is Right!

Do Your Mind Detox

In the Mind Detox Program we use the ancient Vedic method of Ashtanga Yoga but any constructive thinking is good. The first step called Yama, is where you begin thinking about your own actions and come up with your own ideas of what is important for you. It is often translated into the 'moral codes'. … Continue reading Do Your Mind Detox

“Internet Has Changed the Way We Live and Learn”

Thank you all in Telecommunications over the years!  Thank you all the internet lovers, for making the market, and all the kids for showing us how to use it. It connects us, gives us a fantastic tool for networking and communication. It allows me to blog for you, and you for me. It allows us … Continue reading “Internet Has Changed the Way We Live and Learn”