Education and personal development


Positive psychology: How to be happy

This seminar will be a dive into the mysteries of happiness, offering many tips from the people who study joy and call it positive psychology.

There will be food for the heart, for the brain and for the child in us. Read more at

Arrival thursday evening


creating the group, awakening our curiosity around positive psychology and defining happiness, going through a series of topics and tips, with exercises.


Termín udalosti: 
1.5. 2015 (08:00) to 3.5. 2015 (09:00)
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Sekier is not a place to hide from the world

Interview with Miroslav Kašiak (Mirec), leader of the civil association  Society for Harmonious Living (Pospolitost´ pre harmonický život) discussing life in Eco-community Sekier.

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European Voluntary Service

Since 2006 PHZ has been hosting volunteers from all over Europe within a EU programme called European Voluntary Service. For over 20 years, volunteers not only from Slovakia have been coming to Sekier to try out a life closer to nature, however prior to the involvement in the EU programme it had been difficult to provide a financial base to cover their living costs and to develop the Sekier farm.

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Socrates Institute

The Socrates Institute came into being with the aim to create conditions for the development of young people who are not afraid to work on themselves, be responsible for their decisions and follow their visions. The project’s initiators believe that society may get significantly influenced by a single person, given that he or she has enough knowledge, courage, diligence and charisma. The focus group are university students from Slovakia. It is open to students from any field, adressing future scientists, lawyers, economists, medicians, journalists and artists.

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Summer Festival on Sekier Meadows

Asia, South America, Cuba, films from the „one world festival“, screenings and discussions with the makers of the films „Vlčie hory“ (The Wolf Mountains) and „Slameny dom“ (The Strawbale House), clown performances, archery, horse riding, exhibitions of paintings and photographs and so on.

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Preparation of firewood for Zajezka School

Common work of children and their parents while preparing firewood for school. This the way how to not only save some money, but also how to show children what is behind energy they use - how it is produced locally and how much work does it cost (not so much if we work together and have fun ;)  Pictures: Soňa Sadloňová - Sonasfoto

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Ecovillages: A Movement for lived sustainability

Ecovillages offer inspiring examples of how people and communities can live healthy, cooperative, genuinely happy and meaningful lifestyles --- More Information at or   Ecovillages are beacons of hope that help in the transition to a more sustainable future on Earth.

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