Hi! I'm Nissa, Editor in Chief at Ecozine and intrepid explorer of interesting eco-news, events and other tidbits on everything sustainable under the sun, especially here in Hong Kong where I live. I'm here to share the latest scoop on what's happening in the green space and on Ecozine. Got questions, ideas or comments? I'd love to hear from you! Email them to firstname.lastname@example.org :)
A bird ballet
August 8, 2014
"“Declare today “sacred time”—off-limits to everyone, unless invited by you. Take care of your personal wants and needs. Say no, graciously but firmly, to others’ demands.”
It's a quote by Oprah Winfrey. Smart lady...
Sometimes we need to just take a moment - or an hour, or a morning, or a day - to find our balance and push on through a long week, or a tough time, or a stressful situation. It's amazing the difference that tuning in AND tuning out can each make, in their own way, to one's sanity,
To this end, I present a video a came across yesterday that I found entrancing for two and a half blessedly simple minutes. Enjoy.
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