You’ve seen the pictures.

People in the Maldives, typing on their laptop while chilling on the hammock and sipping coconut water. “Office for the day”, says the caption. In the background, the most beautiful white sand beach reminds you of how grey your life seems in comparison.

On Instagram, life…

“Hello, my name is Dario and I have a problem. I’m addicted to social media and I find it hard to stop.”

When I think about my digital consumption, I would love to think that I’m on top of it. That I’m too smart to be fooled by Instagram or…

Original photo by Breston Kenya

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When you look up at the stars at night, what do you see?

For most of my life I looked up at the stars without thinking too much about them. They were fascinating, surely, but not for more than a…

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In 2019 I attended a silent meditation course where I spent ten days in silence, isolation, and with nothing to do but to meditate. …

Photo by Gabriela Gomez

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The first time I realized the world was changing faster than we could keep up with was five years ago. …

Art by Giulia Rosa

I fell in love for the first time many years ago with a girl from my same high school.

I liked her and she liked me. We shared music CDs and countless hours on the phone. But I didn’t know how to express my feelings for her, and when I…

Few weeks ago I watched the movie ‘Joker’ by Todd Phillips and I loved it. Music, acting, photography, storytelling — I think it was perfect from start to finish.

Beyond that, I think ‘Joker’ is a masterpiece because it forcefully invites us to have a conversation about mental health, a…

One and a half years ago I started my life as a “digital nomad”. I stuffed my 40 Lt. backpack with the essential and I flew to the other side of the world, where I lived for 8 months, before moving somewhere else.

The idea of travelling and working remotely…

Photo by Jason Briscoe

Digital nomads are known for their implacable thirst for more experiences: they want to meet new people and seek new adventures.

For them, the world is truly an oyster: from skinny dipping in the infinity pools of Bali, to Full Moon parties on remote beaches of Thailand, or ziplining in…

I learned about this book a little bit more than four years ago.

I was in Sweden for my studies and, despite having a good time during my staying there, I was personally facing a period of deep depression. …

Dario Villirilli

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