Work differently 2/3


We all have a different relationship to work. This relationship evolves all along our life and is shaped by many different things: ethics, habits, social norms, family history… After my stay in Costa Rica, I completely changed my lifestyle and my work style. Today I try to build my career around a lifestyle I have chosen. Whereas before, my lifestyle was dictated by the job I had. In an ideal world, I wish we can all design our own job around a lifestyle that benefits both us and the environment.

Explore Costa Rica


If you’re planning on taking a trip to Costa Rica, you’ve arrived at the right place: here are all my best spots ! I spent 6 months travelling there by myself and absolutely loved every second of my stay. I knew almost nothing about this country and hadn’t planned anything, I just followed my heart and intuition and stumbled upon amazing places to volunteer, go to the beach, hike or chill in cheap hostels.

Work differently 1/3

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« What do you do in life? » It’s a very simple and casual question. But also one that tells about our identity and our role in society. We usually answer with our job. It makes sense. Well… we used to answer that. Was that making any sense?

I started writing this article several months BC (Before Coronavirus), and I’m surprised to acknowledge how quick the mechanisms I was trying to demonstrate here have been revealed by this virus that forces us to drastically slow down and stop all of our permanent restlessness. 

Saving the turtles on the Caribbean coast


When I was in Costa Rica, I volunteered in two different sea turtle camps. The first one (see this article) is situated on the Pacific coast in Playa Cabuyal. This camp is operated by an American non-profit (The Leatherback Trust). It doesn’t welcome people outside of the biologists and volunteers working on site. The second camp I went is situated on the Atlantic coast, near Tortuguero National Park. This one, called Estacion Las Tortugas, is open to the public, it is an environmental educational center raising awareness about this endangered species.

Why live in a community? 2/3


From Neolithic to Native Americans, tribes around the world were organized into communities in order to get food, shelter, childcare, education and entertainment. The invention of agriculture transformed the nomadic lifestyle of the hunter-gatherers. The tribes started to settle down. They began domesticating plants ; saving the best seeds for the next season ; improving their techniques to pass them on to future generations.