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STUDENSKA

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Overview

  • 12 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 71, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • part time work
  • over educated and under employed
  • From Born in Austria but have lived in Australia since childhood
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To keep extending my lengthy adolescence

ABOUT ME

I've been a gypsy philosopher ... the eternal vagabond in search of the ideal. It's taken me many years to find that the ideal doesn't exist, but near enough is good enough these days.

Still learning new things and stretching my known boundaries. I like enriching conversation, moody cafes with great coffee, reading, learning, the arts, ecology, culture, films, spirituality.

I create digital narratives. Have a theory that telling each other our stories breaks down the separation and boundaries between people quicker than any peace march.

PHILOSOPHY

To maintain enthusiasm for life, culture, people, volunteering. I believe that you’re never too old to become younger.

There are no mistakes, only lessons

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

CS is one of life's precious gifts. It is soooooo much more than a place to drop. It is an experience that frequently leaves me teary and overjoyed. I'm so grateful that I can hook into that energy of trust and generosity that other CS's seen to exhibit in truckloads. It makes one feel bigger and better about oneself and the world. Having experienced the hospitality of strangers who have now become valued dear friends why wouldn't I give back.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Had an amazing time in Poland. Totally blown away by the kindness of strangers, whom I now consider as kin. This type of traveling is the antidote to the illusion of separation. We cannot exist without the other.

More recently traveled with another CS down the east coast of Australia. Again.... exquisite generosity and learning. I do try and explain this great opportunity to friends. They appear to be enticed by the story but cautious about the risks. Oh well... we can but try.

Interests

the loving development of self what makes people tick wholesome living/care of the planet meditation without mumbo jumbo healing modalities that work creative exploration of art forms finding beauty passionate living facilitating

Music, Movies & Books

books, culture and learning are essential to me. But I am earthed in people, connections, serendipitous events.

Teach, Learn, Share

I conduct personal development retreats using the expressive arts and meditation to access deeper states of creativity and wisdom.

I am a hypnotherapist, but utilize a range of complimentary modalities which are simple to learn and empower the individual.

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