Canada, Liminal World

On Trauma and Transformation in “Searching for Persephone”              

(A friend of mine had recently published her first book and asked me to be her guest speaker at her book launch. I had a hard time deciding which topic to choose: I admire her courage to follow her inner voice and create such a moving story; within a year and a half she walked… Continue reading On Trauma and Transformation in “Searching for Persephone”              

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Liminal World: Canada

Liminal World: Canada (my book celebration) "The Journey to Bring Back Play" is the English version of the book I first wrote in my Serbian language in 2018 (Danas nam je divan dan). With it, the Liminal World, my self-publishing business was born too. The experience of writing and self-publishing has changed the course of… Continue reading Liminal World: Canada

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Liminal World: Canada

Liminal World: Canada (running a small family business as community project) From an early age, Gina Marrelli knew she wanted to work something that was about helping people and serving communities, so she took steps into that direction. She first studied Community, Family and Child Support and then Sociology; she volunteered in different organizations and… Continue reading Liminal World: Canada

Canada, Liminal World, Process of learning

An expedition called self-publishing

Before the time of Covid-19, I used to go to the local cafeteria once a month and listen to various writers sharing their stories. After self-publishing my book in 2018, my book designer and friend suggested this would be a good way to connect with like-minded people, so I gave it a try. These events… Continue reading An expedition called self-publishing

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Liminal World: Canada

Liminal World: Canada (from knowing and valuing yourself to finding your place in the world) When Gabriela Casineanu immigrated from Romania, Europe to Canada in 2003 she was prepared for the transition. "Canada matches my personality" she said, explaining that she felt comfortable jumping into brand new career and life opportunities. After finding that she… Continue reading Liminal World: Canada