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Carolina Avendano

Carolina is a journalism student based in Canada who enjoys learning and sharing information about how to lead a meaningful life. She is passionate about traditional culture, handmade crafts, and the connection between humans and nature.
Indian Folktales With Moral Lessons (Part IV): On Keeping a Clear Mind
Throughout the generations, storytelling has been one of the most effective and compelling ways to teach children good habits and moral concepts. This rings especially true in India, where traditional tales have been passed down...
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Is Time Accelerating, and How?
In everyday life, time is perceived as a commodity. Either we "have" time, we "make" time, or we "lack" time. When measured, it is thought of as an idea that allows us to predict when...
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Indian Folktales With Moral Lessons (Part III): Nothing Can Bend a Strong Will
Throughout the generations, storytelling has been one of the most effective and compelling ways to teach children good habits and moral concepts. This rings especially true in India, where traditional tales have been passed down...
The Timeless Beauty of Modesty
Throughout the millennia, modesty has been an infallible synonym for beauty. Especially for women, modesty has served as a means of reflecting one's worldview and virtue, accentuating both one's physical appearance and inner beauty.  Since...
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Indian Folktales With Moral Lessons – Part II: Character Matters More Than Reputation
Throughout the generations, storytelling has been one of the most effective and compelling ways to teach children good habits and moral concepts. This rings true especially in India, where traditional tales have been passed down...
Açaí: Brazil’s Sought-After Super Berry
During the hot summer days in South America's largest country, there is nothing more refreshing than a colorful bowl of freshly made açaí. This tasty treat, often topped with granola and even more fruit, has...
The Baigas of India – A Spiritual Tribe Challenged by the Modern World
Thought to be the oldest original dwellers of India, the Baiga tribe consider themselves to be the people of the forest. They have inhabited dense woodlands for generations, living on what they can secure with...
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Ban Zhao’s Precepts for Women (Part VI): On Reverence for Parents and In-Laws
Instructions for Chinese Women and Girls (Nǚ jiè 女誡) is an ancient Chinese guidebook for cultivating traditional feminine virtues. Written by polymath Ban Zhao (班昭), it addressed the need for girls to be educated in...
Ban Zhao’s Precepts for Women (Part V): On the Instruction of Children
Instructions for Chinese Women and Girls (Nǚ jiè 女誡) is an ancient Chinese guidebook for cultivating traditional feminine virtues. Written by polymath Ban Zhao (班昭), it addressed the need for girls to be educated in...
Ban Zhao’s Precepts for Women (Part IV): On Early Rising
Instructions for Chinese Women and Girls (Nǚ jiè 女誡) is an ancient Chinese guidebook for cultivating traditional feminine virtues. Written by polymath Ban Zhao (班昭), it addressed the need for girls to be educated in...
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Ban Zhao’s Precepts for Women (Part III): On Being a Devoted Wife
Instructions for Chinese Women and Girls (Nǚ jiè 女誡) is an ancient Chinese guidebook for cultivating traditional feminine virtues. Written by polymath Ban Zhao (班昭), it addressed the need for girls to be educated in...
Ban Zhao’s Precepts for Women (Part II): Cultivating Politeness and Hospitality
Instructions for Chinese Women and Girls (Nǚ jiè 女誡) is an ancient Chinese guidebook for cultivating traditional feminine virtues. Written by polymath Ban Zhao (班昭), it addressed the need for girls to be educated in...