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Songs for shamanic nights. This ancestral language speaks straight to my bones. And makes me resonate with the universal expression of voice before words, of meaning without grammatical structure. Pure spontaneous expression of essence. 

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"Wild eccentricity and homely life. That’s what I envision my future home feels like." An artist, writer and theater producer, the German-born Ost, together with her philanthropist partner Kuttner, discovered the idyllic estate in 1982, when she swung a pendulum over a map of the East Coast which led her to Albemarle County. “There are endless treehouses, sculptures, and art pieces made by other people on the property,” (via No Sour Meadows - NOWNESS)

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Artist and Photographer Bertil Nilson captures the extraordinary potential of the human body. The strength, agility and grace of this contemporary circus artists makes me want to dance all night. 

Photography by Bertil Nelson via Lens Culture


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Creative routines from brilliant geniuses. Daily rituals to increase creative flow

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Communication Patterns around the World.
In this era of multi-cultural collaborations, these diagrams become really relevant. Lewis’ communication diagrams show how cultures use language to negotiate, the shapes show greater conversational range, obstacles and cultural traits.
“By focusing on the cultural roots of national behavior, both in society and business, we can foresee how others will react to our plans for them, and we can make certain assumptions as to how they will approach us. A working knowledge of the basic traits of other cultures (as well as our own) will minimize unpleasant surprises (culture shock) and enable us to interact successfully with different nationalities.”

via Business Insider Singapore

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