Conscious You(th) News

For Counscious You(th) news click here. Hekate Conscious You(th) is a proud community of Hekate Conscious Ageing. Ageing might sound scary and difficult to digest, especially when you’re only in your 20’s and are still very young, we know. You don’t even need to think about getting old one day, yet, although researches show massiveContinue reading “Conscious You(th) News”

Care migration: cause or symptom?

Towards a scarcity of care? Tensions and contradictions in transnational elderly care systems in central and eastern Europe It is the title of the book issued by Friedrich-Ebert-StiftungBudapest. Our co-founder Kinga has contributed to the volume. Quote from the book: “Hopefully this initiative is an effective step towards a large-scale change in the entire careContinue reading “Care migration: cause or symptom?”

How to prepare for the unpredictable?

Changing Plans. Ruined Schedules. Same me. – Let’s prepare to the unpredictable with this autumn programme! Already over the first wave of the global pandemic we see that the old normal will never be back again. We had dreams, goals, action plans but the strict measurements due to the outbreak made us adjust them all. AndContinue reading “How to prepare for the unpredictable?”

This is how we walked for Consciousness and Care

As our first local project, we promised you some walks: so we WALKED together! We loved to discover and learn together about important topics through powerful reflections, meaningful discussions and real life human connections – while enjoying the refreshing company of each other in the forest. In June and July 2020 we dedicated our walksContinue reading “This is how we walked for Consciousness and Care”

Wometamorphosis / Turning points in women’s life

Are you: at a crossroads? starting the next phase of life? facing new challenges? feeling stuck in your life? lost in what your real desire is? Through life we navigate different transition periods. Some of them feel nice and are nourishing, other changes bring uncertainty, losses and pain. Some are universal phases of a woman’sContinue reading “Wometamorphosis / Turning points in women’s life”

Purple economy and care crisis

“[Brussels, 25 January 2018] This paper argues for a Purple economy focusing on care at the heart of sustainable development. Written on behalf of EWL, by Anna Sofia Fernandes from the EWL Portuguese coordination, the paper sets forth a vision for an economic model that places care as its backbone. Investing in care is part of a forwardContinue reading “Purple economy and care crisis”

Silver economy

“Around the world, people are ageing. The phenomenon is more marked in the developed world. In Europe and focusing on The Netherlands specifically, the average age of the population has gone from 71 in 1960, to around 81 in 2014. This trend has been seen in many countries around the world and has led toContinue reading “Silver economy”