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Mindful Life

Don’t get hooked by ‘Hate!’

By On February 10, 2017

  It seems that everywhere you turn these days be it, newspapers, T.V or social media, the world is immersed in a blanket of hate, anger, fear and sadness. Regardless of what… Read More

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Simple & Yummy Toast Recipes

By On January 20, 2017

Who doesn’t love toast? Right! As the combinations are endless, I want to give you some new inspiration for your toast creations. In my recipes, you will find wholesome, plant-based ingredients that… Read More

Mindful Life

Today I am grateful for…

By On December 30, 2016

I recently spent a week in Normandy, France with my little family. It was our first time away as a family of three. At the same occasion I revived my gratefulness practice.… Read More

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TOCP #9 Mindful Consumerism /ft Julie from Julie Conrad Design Studio

By On December 15, 2016

On this episode of The Orla Collective Podcast we welcome an incredibly inspiring and talented designer Julie, from Julie Conrad design studio. Julie did not have to make a very complicated decision… Read More

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TOCP #5 Shifting your life / feat. Cecile from Dare4Change

By On September 7, 2016

If you are looking for a sign to change your life… This is it! For the 5th episode of The Orla Collective Podcast we have a life coach Cecile Devroye from Dare4Change.… Read More

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TOCP #3: Self-Acceptance & Doing What You Love / feat. David from Conscious Foods

By On July 22, 2016

For the third episode of The Orla Collective Podcast we are joined by David who is a farmer, lover & rastaman. He loves plants, nature and spirituality. David is one of the… Read More

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The Orla Collective Podcast #1: Introductions / feat. Linda & David, founders of Orla

By On June 10, 2016

Hey there folks! My name is Olenskaia Nicole and I am proud to announce that from this day on ORLA Collective has a voice, and I happen to be it (like, literally… Read More

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Green is the New Black – How the food Industry impacts our Environment!

By On May 16, 2016

  Green is the new black is a part of an ecological project that Orla contributor, Nicole, is doing for Radio ARA Graffiti as part of her service volontaire civique. The aim… Read More

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Good Eats: Winter Granola

By On December 23, 2015

  Winter Granola is a treat that only bears qualities. It’s delicious, easy to do, healthy and a wonderful homemade gift for Christmas. Simply put, it’s the best way to stop giving… Read More

Mindful Life

The Winter Solstice

By On December 20, 2015

  As written in my one of my last post (you can read it here), we tend to forget our natural connection with Nature. For a couple of weeks already, shops have… Read More

Conscious Foodie

Bright Luxembourg: A Dinner In The Dark

By On November 18, 2015

  As a birthday present I surprised my husband with a “Dinner in the dark” at the A Guddesch in Beringen/Mersch. Many years ago when I was a student in Paris I… Read More

Mindful Life

The reality of grief and loss

By On October 12, 2015

  “No one ever told me that grief was so much like fear.” – C.S.Lewis Back in April I wrote an article for ‘Orla’, entitled , “The Gift of Impermanence.” I recently… Read More

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Bathroom Cook: How To Make Your Own Sunscreen

By On July 15, 2015

  You get it. Summer is synonymous with SUN. Here in Luxembourg, we have been quite lucky so far (let’s pray it stays that way, right?). So many things to be grateful… Read More

Mindful Life

Can I try again, please?

By On May 11, 2015

  Tonight I took a walk through my home village (really it is a village, it’s so tiny, it has only one street with no name). It was a beautiful spring evening… Read More

Mindful Life

The Gift of Impermanence

By On April 14, 2015

  I was recently watching an episode of a popular ‘Netflix’ Political drama that depicted a group of Tibetan monks making a Mandala in the lobby of the White House.   The… Read More

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Mindful Life

Life Light: Turn the page

By On December 29, 2014

The end of the year doesn’t mean a lot for most people. Even for myself, while being a student, the end of the year was rather around July than December, and starting… Read More

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