Touching the Stillness

There I sat on a bench made from the scattered stones of a 2500 year-old temple, savoring a locally made pistachio goat-milk ice-cream. In the middle of February. I was off the trodden-paths, in front of a wisely hidden jewel of ancient times: the temple of Aphaea, river nymph of Ancient Greece. I strolled towards the remains of the temple,…

What we Manifest

The art of how to consciously manifest our lives is as relevant to me today as it was a year ago, when The Heart of the Labyrinth, my first book, came out. Getting this lovingly crafted story out into the public felt like a big commitment. A call to live up to the teachings and discoveries I shared through the…

Virunga: Of Heroism and Love

A week ago, for the third consecutive evening, I was sitting in the plenary hall of the Davos Congress Center. Prepared for a very special evening. What streamed through the space that night was not Andrea Bocelli’s voice blasting open our hearts with passionate intensity. Nor the forceful compression of an official speech, where the thoughts and emotions of 2000…

Fear. Trust. And Uncertainty.

“Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita, mi ritrovai per una selva oscura, ché la diritta via era smarrita.” Dante Alighieri, La Divina Comedia – Many years ago, at a business conference in Italy, I was stunned to hear a CEO in his forties passionately recite the opening lines of Dante’s Divine Comedy. It seemed so out of place in…