Evano Loves – A travel tip, why your reality is only a hallucination and how to age well
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Villa Roc a Mar by The Thinking Traveller
We believe everything can be an inspiration. Either in one way or the other. May it be an interesting talk, a beautiful Instagram account, an insightful book or a great movie. In our series “Evano loves” we share inspiring things we found. If you have any recommendations, feel free to drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org with your source of inspiration and why you think it is worth a share!
Travel Tip: Beautiful and exceptional retreats on the Mediterranean Sea
Founded in 2002 by the couple Rossella & Huw Beaugié. They left their Parisian home for a life-changing holiday in Sicily. One morning they came up with the idea to offer beautiful and exceptional villas. Their mission was and still is simple – to hear their clients say: “That was the best holiday we’ve ever had… we’ll be back”. In the last years, more and more destinations on the Mediterranean were added. Their portfolio of houses is perfect for retreats or laid-back holidays with friends and/or family.
Get inspired by their carefully curated selection here.
Why your reality is only a hallucination of your brain
Right now, billions of neurons in your brain are working together to generate a conscious experience – and not just any conscious experience, your experience of the world around you and of yourself within it. How does this happen? According to neuroscientist Anil Seth, we’re all hallucinating all the time; when we agree about our hallucinations, we call it “reality.”
Article Recommendation: Aging Well by Oregon State University
An interesting study from Oregon State University found that a person’s self-image in the future influences the outcome.
“Previous research has shown that people who have positive views of aging at 50 live 7.5 years longer, on average, than people who don’t,” says Karen Hooker, co-author of the study and the Jo Anne Leonard Petersen Endowed Chair in Gerontology and Family Studies at OSU.