Chatper 53: Have you lived?

I recently got into writing poems more again, so here is a poem that was inspired by a deep, meaningful talk on a blanket underneath the soft spring sun.

Chapter 52: How to get lucky

Who wouldn’t want to get lucky? Who doesn’t wish for a little luck in life? The key question is how does luck work and how can we make it work in our favour…

Chapter 49: Snippets from self-development

Tacky green glasses roost on her head like a giant grasshopper. She flirts awkwardly with the camera as she is half smiling, half duck-facing.

Life stages many different shots of us and each of them tells a story…

Chapter 47: Heroes exists and you could be friends with them

We have been befriended for at least two winters now and I feel as I am still thawing out so many formidable facets, which I had no idea about, from her modest composure. With every one of her impressive deeds that I learn about, my respect for her intensifies…

Chapter 44: Twelve steps to self-care

When did you last make time to care for yourself?
How does good self-care even look like?
Of course, only you can know how to look after yourself best. Perhaps this guide will help you figure it out?

Chapter 42: Beautiful bonds

Human connection is beautiful. But having to let go of a close soul is painful, sometimes so unbearably painful that we lose our interest in rebuilding new connections. We might conclude that we will never again stumble upon a bond like the one we tragically lost…

Chapter 41: Sevenfould wisdom

Here I am, savouring pancakes with my flatmate on this Sunday morning. No better time to reflect on what insights the past week has brought to me, and these insights turn out to be rather diverse: from optimal time-management to the secret behind beauty…

Chapter 39: An unexpected insight into what life is all about

Sometimes when I draft a new piece of writing in my head, my train of thought takes unexpected corners and arrives at unforeseen insights. In this manner, my most recent ideas to write about either emotional pain or motivation led to some interesting thoughts about what life is all about…

Chapter 38: En route towards the best

I’m not one of the best, my abilities are not the best, thus, I’m unsuitable for the job.

Perhaps you’ve had similar doubts in your abilities before. Perhaps you also feel like you’re not good enough sometimes.
I understand and relate to this feeling, so, let’s work through these self-doubts together.

Chapter 36: Inspirational pictures

Can you imagine what it must be like to face a fatal illness, to breathe death when you are only about to start life?
Would you dare to petition your local council?
And how would you feel about being treated without dignity and respect?
Think about these questions, then open the article to read about how other, today very famous people, overcame such adversity…