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New Years' resolution


The end of yet another calendar year has arrived. As it is tradition, amidst of all those festivity parties and overindulgence in food and drinks, that tiny voice of reason inside our head starts getting louder and louder. Well, the voice of reason might not be the best word to describe it, but you know what I mean – it is that “good guy” inside us who is yearning for something more meaningful and fulfilling. After all, we always crave for more in life, a higher purpose and transcendence, visible life improvements, upgraded prototype of ourselves…

I am sure that over the last couple of days, many of us have faced a moment of serious pondering. It is those questions like “How would I describe the past year?”, “How well have I treated others and myself?”, “Can I do better?”, “In what way can I improve quality of my life and develop myself further?”

Beginning of the new calendar year symbolically marks beginning of a new cycle, a chance to “clean our drawers”, take a moment or two for self-reflexion, and come up with one or more ambitious resolutions which will improve not only quality of your life, but also loved ones around you. This is great stuff by all means. Self-questioning and desire for improvements is necessary if we want to lead better quality lives in all areas. The only “tiny” issue here is, how drastic/realistic are you with your resolutions?

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Exotic lady fingers


Hello World! Wow, feel a bit nervous writing my first post 🙂 At the same time sooooo happy & excited that the Carpe Veggies project has officially been born. With the spring getting into full swing, must say that it couldn’t be more perfect time for the start.

Yes, spring, rebirth, beginning of the new life cycle… Have you started feeling all the buzz, life force, empowering scents, and positive vibrations around you? Many take New Year as a symbolic start of the new beginning. At the end of each year we take time to reflect and create that perfect resolution plan with many beautiful things we wish for ourselves. This time I am really going to exercise more, I will shed those extra 10 pounds, I will so quit smoking, I will definitely start foreign language course, will so read more… Bla bla bla… Then the adrenaline rush of festivity season ends, and so do our resolutions plans. Winter kicks in, we go back to our routines, we easily find excuses why not to proceed with our goals. Soon enough, all is forgotten. Until next New Year of course, there always comes another one… Continue reading