My Babushka (Grandma in Russian) died at 85. Her wisdom lives on.

My grandparents in the olden days


It’s equal parts funny and useful

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Emotions are like children. You don’t want to let them drive the car, but you can’t lock them in the trunk, either.


A modern twist on the old proverb “Good Luck, Bad Luck”

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Inner work can feel more like play if we let it

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Many of my fellow soul-seekers seem to take spirituality very seriously.


People often cry around me. It’s a good thing.

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And how to tell a true healer from a drug dealer

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Maybe you were meant to meet but not meant to be

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Author’s own photo / Bali, Indonesia


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Alla Gonopolsky

Brand strategist. Binge traveler. World's Least Annoying Millennial.

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