Sometimes I wish I could go to sleep in autumn and wake up again when the first flowers are blossoming in spring. Winter means long dark days spent mostly indoors because of bad weather. Winter means tranquility and sparseness and withdrawal from the outside world to find comfort and protection inside. Winter means being thrown back on yourself and perceiving thoughts and feelings with increased awareness. Winter means being tired and vulnerable and melancholic. Winter means longing for brighter days. But winter can also be very beautiful. And magical. And mysterious. And sometimes escaping winter to the South like the birds do every year can be a real remedy.

This series is a personal meditation on what hibernation means for me. It covers different aspects that I associate with it and it is about embracing contrasts and finding peace in moments.

Thanks to Alexa Harms and Heidrun Fiedler for being part of this.
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