Elena is playing

EM 1Play, that’s Elena Marineci’s word. Exploring the possible – her favoured definition – has become a guiding principle in her hobbies, relationships and job. Elena is playing and she’s making money out of it. At age 24, she co-founded a training company with the mission of bringing play into the life of adults whose colours have been washed away by routine.

She discovered the value of “exploring the possible” through experience. Initially more of a serious type, through play, Elena has managed to expand her comfort zone, strengthen her self-confidence and enjoy her – she believes – elusive femininity. This is how Elena plays. Continue reading “Elena is playing”

“That’s it, I know what I want to become!”

Ciufu 4We inaugurate our Trailblazer column with a determined gal who chose a job that would satisfy her craving for adventure and adrenalin but also her need to be at the helm of her own journey.

In a world where conformity, fast gains and financial stability govern most life decisions, Cristina seems almost defiant by doing only what she really wants to, saying “no” to compromises and accepting the hard work that comes with living one’s dreams. What drives her isn’t recklessness, although her age still affords it. Continue reading ““That’s it, I know what I want to become!””