Monstera Plants also known as the Swiss Cheese Plants due to the distinctive holes in the leaves comes in three genius: Monstera Obliqua, Monstera Deliciosa, or the Monstera Adansonii.
Monstera obliqua are close in appearance to Monstera adansonii. They grow similarly-shaped holes inside the leaves, and the leaves themselves are narrow rather than oval or arrow shaped. Differences between the two are subtle but important: the leaves of the Obliqua are paper-thin and will be more hole than leaf; the Adansonii is usually more leaf than hole and is subtly textured to the touch. However, it is worth…
Why the busy city life drove me to insomnia and unhapiness and how moving to the country made me whole again.
How are you?
The common greeting we say to people we meet.
What is your standard answer? If you live in a city I bet your answer was I’M BUSY or an I’m OK whilst stifling a rising restless energy.
I have a theory that the increase in anxiety and stress in modern life has a lot to do with Cities.
Cities… you may ask, how can Cities themselves contribute to this?
To boil it down to its very…
There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it leaves us feeling weary, stuck, overwhelmed, and underwhelmed. We look at our lives, relationships, and world, and wonder: Wasn’t it all supposed to be more beautiful than this?
Four years ago, Glennon Doyle, author, activist and humanitarian, wife and mother of three — was speaking at a conference when a woman entered the room. Glennon looked at her and fell instantly in love. Three…
It is vital that all readers experiment and learn to read stories that are varied to one’s own experiences as well as stories that re-confirm our identity and lives. It’s a balance. In that note, I have compiled a list of my favourite books written from the perspective of black women. An expose on the different experiences and voices that are rich with culture and history. Sometimes heart-wrenching, sometimes funny, at all times eye opening and human.
by Maya Angelou
Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother…
How I learnt that trust can help manage anxiety in uncertain times.
I have never really labeled myself as anxious or thought I had anxiety. Lately, I have started recognizing that the racing heartbeat at 2 am in the morning, the panic crashing just below the surface, the feeling I needed to continuously Go-Go-Go was indeed anxiety.
The constant near panic thoughts of will this passion project fail, what if I have wasted so much of the family’s precious money with no return, how do I deal with these major hurdles, will this kill the project, will this challenge end…
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