Dominika Bok

A few years ago, she reoriented her interests towards fields and meadows; she transitioned from culture to nature. In the past, she described herself as an ethnographer, journalist, archivist and cultural animator. Today, she thinks of herself as an embroider, herbalist, certified farmer and amateur mystic. She dreads to think what the future holds.
My Kingdom for a Nut
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My Kingdom for a Nut

They resemble the shape of the human brain and have a great effect on memory, concentration, and mood. To make sure they are absorbed better, it is worth soaking them before eating them or—for advanced connoisseurs—pressing the oil out of them.
Dominika Bok
Upside Down is Right Side Up
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Wellbeing

Upside Down is Right Side Up

How turning the position of the body, quite literally, on its head is believed to increase circulation, improve energy levels, and strengthen muscles.
Dominika Bok
Healing Exercises from Tibet
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Healing Exercises from Tibet

Tsa Lung—a Tibetan yogic practice—uses breathing and physical exercises to blend body, mind, and soul.
Dominika Bok
Miraculous Sodium!
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Miraculous Sodium!

Bicarbonate of soda’s uses go well beyond baking – it also acts as a cheap and eco-friendly household cleaning agent.
Dominika Bok
Beehive Medicine
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Wellbeing

Beehive Medicine

Bees produce honey, wax, pollen and propolis. Apitherapy shows us how to use these products to enrich our own health and well-being.
Dominika Bok
In Sickness and in Health
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In Sickness and in Health

According to phytotherapy and aromatherapy, both turmeric root and cedarwood oil can help in preventing and getting rid of infections.
Dominika Bok
Dismantling Capitalism
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Nature

Dismantling Capitalism

John Seymour was a leading pioneer of self-sufficiency. His ideas can today be felt in the post-growth movement, as well as the WWOOF community.
Dominika Bok
The Power of Vinegar
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The Power of Vinegar

Vinegar has many medicinal properties and health benefits. Even better, it is easy to make your own vinegars at home.
Dominika Bok
A Craving for Cranberries
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A Craving for Cranberries

The edible red fruit of the cranberry shrub has antiseptic, antioxidant, and medicinal properties. It can be used to make juice, liqueur, and conserves.
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A Neolithic Superfood
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A Neolithic Superfood

Millet is rich in antioxidants, high in protein, and versatile in form. What’s more, humans have been eating it for thousands of years.
Dominika Bok
The Scent of Elves
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The Scent of Elves

Lavender oil has numerous health benefits. It can help with anxiety and depression, has a strong antihistamine effect, and might even relieve cold sores.
Dominika Bok
Inhale the Rainbow
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Inhale the Rainbow

On grey autumn evenings, you can still experience rainbows – with this mindful breathing exercise.
Dominika Bok