Chrysanthi Lytra was born in 1976 in Athens and she was raised in a small town called Itea Fokidos, in Greece. She studied in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens and got her MSc from the School of Electronic and Computer Engineering, of the Technical University of Crete. She is working in the field of telecommunications. From 2004 she has been attending seminars of self-knowledge and self-improvement through the path of Reiki (3rd degree holder). Along the way, her love for fairy tales and nature was awakened. She attended story telling seminars and got trained in Permaculture. She is mostly interested in the reconnection of modern man to his inner-substance and to the nature. From 2013, she is member of the core team of the Transition Initiative of Plato’s Academy, with a special interest in urban farming.