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Hard to believe, but true: Swiss women have only had the right to vote since 1971. To mark the occasion, our co-founder Irène Schäppi published the non-fiction book "50 Years of Women's Suffrage in Switzerland" in November 2020 in collaboration with her friend Dr. Isabel Rohner. In it, she also deals with her role as a woman in a still patriarchal society. The following very personal essay, "Shame on you!" is the result and was published for the first time in the previous anthology.
In this article our co-owner Irène Schäppi opens up about her own issues with self-body shaming, offers you some possible practices to overcome this harmful behavior, and, most importantly, asks for your input.
Many of us know that feeling. We wake up one morning and feel bad, but reaching the boss and calling in sick makes us feel guilty. This article helps you understand where this guilt comes from and how to put it to rest once and for all!
In our new interview format, "La Vita è Bella with" you will learn, for example, how to eat in harmony with nature and the environment: Private Chef Ralph Schelling on balance and leisure.