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  • Is it love? Yes, and the name of it is Philia.

    Besides leading me to create Kotae, my accidental hearts took me on a journey to learn more about love. That's when I found a study from Dr. Tim L...
  • The Meaning of Fall

    I lived in a small village south of The Netherlands for a couple of years. When I say small, I mean it: it had at the time around 4,000 inhabitant...
  • How Did The Heart Become A Symbol of Love?

    No one question the beauty of love, especially now that we're expanding our understanding of its meaning. Love is no longer limited to the boundari...
  • Our Sustainable Future is Now

    Today I'll be talking about a very serious and dear matter to me. It's about a choice I made for Kotae that is a consequence of a strong belief I h...
  • Motherhood isn't for the fainthearted

    When I sat down to write about Mother's Day, I was unsure which direction I should take. I usually see lovely sweet messages to celebrate this d...
  • Earth Day is Pure Love

    A couple of years ago, watching the critically acclaimed television series MadMen, one of the episodes shocked me. The main character, Don Draper,...
  • Get inspired by the World Art Day

    Tomorrow, April 15th is World Art Day, first celebrated by the International Association of Art - IAA in 2012 and proclaimed by the United Nation...
  • The real Valentine

    Valentine's Day, short for Saint Valentine's Day,  is celebrated every February 14. Cards, flowers, chocolates, and gifts are exchanged in the Unit...
  • A Sensible Eye to the World

    A couple of years ago, I started finding accidental hearts on sidewalks and photographing them. Why accidental? Well, nobody draws them. They just ...
  • So it's Christmas. What?

       As we prepare our minds and stomachs for Thanksgiving week, our hearts start to sense what comes next: in a blink of an eye, Christmas will be h...
  • The name is Kotae

    One of the most critical and challenging decisions when starting a new business is to choose a name for it. How can you express, preferably in one ...
  • Thanskgiving is all we need

    Thanksgiving became significant for me only after I moved to the US. I have never felt before the power of these days when we have the opportunity to stop and reflect on all the good things we have in our lives.

    Thanksgiving will undoubtedly have a special flavor this year. Restrictions due to...