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About nomadoftheuniverse

Nomad of the Universe, nobody special, Buddhist, student of Ram Dass. I write about happiness, meaning and spirituality. My book on Love Addiction is out on Amazon now.

Your inner peace is too expensive

This quote from Our Mindful Life via Action for Happiness, especially the line about value of our inner piece, really made me think. I am usually very aware of how I spend money, yet completely negligent with the energy that … Continue reading

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Crystal bowl healing with Tay

Winter is tough. If you are looking to escape in a healthy way but can’t afford going far, I recommend Thursday sound healing sessions with Tay in South East London (donation based). Tay is a super talented crystal bowl player … Continue reading

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Malik Sankara on the science of manifesting

As we are setting “goals” for the new year, the whole process being quite artificial (e.g., why do we do it in January) and one could say futile 😊 the subject of manifestation comes up inevitably. Manifestation for me is … Continue reading

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Art therapy – Sorolla and his light

I’ve just come back from Spain. It is sunny, warm and beautiful there, as always. There is this painting that I really like, I like how the artist draws light in it, but I never knew its name or the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 🥳

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Happy birthday, Buddhist style 😊

An interesting alternative perspective from Buddhism on birthdays… It is my birthday! I baked 2 cakes, prepared post Soviet “tapas” like sproty, red caviar rye bread canapes, pickled tomatoes, a mandatory post Soviet New Year salad, there is sangria in … Continue reading

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Happy holidays! 🍄

And if you want to do a reflection exercise looking back at 2022, here is a perfect one from Loner Wolf – contemplative journaling prompts. I had a go at it below. Share/ comment your thoughts on how this exercise … Continue reading

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Happy holidays!🎄

There is so much I am doing and not doing that I want to share – books, films, new experiments and ideas, epiphanies. But we’ll keep it simple. It took me a while to get the tree up this year. … Continue reading

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GO WATCH Everything Everywhere All At Once NOW!!

To begin with, I’ll only say GO WATCH THIS FILM IMMEDIATELY (I watched it on Prime in the UK). Below I continue with my thoughts.

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“I know you want to be all things to all people… you think it’s your responsibility to fix everything…” @drkimhires

“…and I know that you think it’s your responsibility to fix everything. You can not outwork disruption and disfunction.” [aka chaos/ entropy]

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Sometimes you learn more about yourself in dark times. Don’t give up.

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On purpose (again)

Changes are afoot. I discovered that all my goals were an illusion. They self destructed as soon as I “reached” them (As much as one can reach a mirage in the middle of nothingness). Career success, being a good girl, … Continue reading

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On purpose

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Surfing the big waves of Nazaré (and our fears) 🏄🏻‍♀️

Nazaré has been on my radar a lot lately. It is a fishing village in Portugal with the world’s highest waves where surfing world records get made and beaten. As someone who is not a great swimmer, is afraid of … Continue reading

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Digital “plant medicine” retreat with Blue Morpho

In 2020 (it was a strange year), I did a digital at-home shamanic (!!!) retreat with Blue Morpho and Hamilton Souther (see more here). I wrote a draft about my experience afterwards but for some reason did not publish it. … Continue reading

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