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How to relate yourself to the global problemsーWorld Refugee Day 2022

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Today is just another day?

Probably “yes” to some people and “no” to some others, including specific groups.

The 20th of June is the World Refugee Day, and this year is something unique because of Ukrainian crisis which caught global attention. As is the case with most crisis, however, it’s been almost 5 months since the attack and we tend to take it for granted because we don’t relate this kind of global problem to “our own thing” as time goes by. And as you read this, there are so many things going on in the world besides the Ukrainian crisis.

As a person who has been working in global aid and refugee issue, in this post, I would like to provide some snapshots of global refugee situation to honor this day, and share some insights into how to relate global problems to our own things.

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12 Mistakes / Lessons Learnt as a Beginner House Gardener

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Ok, I will plant something! ……But how can I do it?

This is exactly the situation I had last year. I just read some books on house gardening and  assumed I got the basic logic, then took some actions. But as is always the case, knowing theories is one thing and actually doing something well is different.

In this post, I will share 12 mistakes (learning) I had from home gardening, hoping they will serve for beginner planters and some lessons might be applicable to other areas.

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10 Reasons to start planting foods at home

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Among so many things in our planet, there is one big group which maintains life of all living things.

What is it?

Plants. Maybe if we remove Ego from PLANET, it becomes PLANT. WIthout them, our complex eco-system will be destroyed.

We sort of know that it is true, but in a modern convenient society where more and more people live in cities and can do so many things with one click, we tend to detach ourselves from plants.

I was no exception, but I had a chance to start planting food at home (vegetables and herbs) which definitely made my life better, so I would like to share 10 reasons to do so, hoping that some of which (even one, if not all) might apply to you to be a little bit happier.

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