I arrived at Gili Meno without many expectations (except wanting to see sea turtles). I'm Staying at the Eco Hostel, which means sleeping in a treehouse, no shoes, compost toilet, the water in the shower comes out of bamboo tube and is half sweet/half salt water and generally a really down to earth mentality.
I was a bit skeptical at first because I must admit I like some comfort and am a little nervous about bugs, but shortly after I arrived I was taken by the atmosphere of this place and its lovely people! I had great conversations last night that went beyond the typical traveller talk. As the sign on the hostels reception says: "coming here is like meeting friends from past lives".
Also, in this very basic surrounding you develop a healthy way of not giving a shit (about looks, other people's opinions etc.) and that feels sooo liberating 🙏🏼 so grateful to have stumbled upon this place.
Strolling around the neighborhood before our interview with neurobiologist and author Gerald Hüther in Göttingen 😊 I was very inspired by his message to young people. Start talking about what's really going on in your mind and ask questions, create a community with likeminded ones to build an opposition to this crazy world, but not by resistance, rather through personal growth and unleashing your potential. People feel your positive aura and will wonder how you can be so happy, attractive and how you're enjoying life so much. Those people become a magnet for others and might be able to wake other's up.