Stories of a Colorful Life

Why did I choose this particular name for my blog? For me, life consists of ups and downs, of light and darkness. In summary of all colors and their different shades. I think it is important that we acknowledge all aspects of life. Not only the good or the bad ones. This is why this…

Musings on Love – VIII

How open should you be when dating? After a long time during which I didn’t want to date, I came to the point when I felt okay with the thought again. My question now is how open should I be? I am a very open and transparent person also in dating and I think it…

36 Questions to fall in love – XXXII

I think it is only fair that you get to know me a little bit better to understand how I think and how my brain works in order to put my writings into perspective and to draw your own conclusions. This is why I, once about every ten days, answer one of the questions from…

Tea of the Months: August 18′

When I spent a couple of days in Dublin (read more about my unplanned trip do Dublin) I couldn’t resist to get some tea for my collection. After some research, I decided to go to a shop called Clement & Poke at 50 South William St Dublin. After waling right by it and missing it,…

YouTube Channel of the Month: Tim Pool

Fake news. A term which is already annoying to hear. However, it is easy to underestimate the influence our news-intake has on us. If you hear something once, you might not react to it. Hear something several times and you will start to form an opinion. Hear something every single day and the voice from…

Reaching out to an old friend

We meet so many people in our lives. Some stay with us for a long while, some are just brief acquaintances, and most are somewhere in the middle =). The benefit of our connected world is that it is easier to find and, well, connect with old friends again. Today, I spoke with a friend…

Mindfulness: Eating meditation

Sitting down and closing your eyes is just one way of practicing mindfulness. There are countless ways to train your attention and even within the category of meditation there are numerous techniques. The one I want to talk about today is eating meditation. How do you eat? I can tell you how I eat most…

How to become a good leader? – III

Part 2 This is my very subjective series on how to become a good leader. Everything I write serves as a reminder for myself and to give you an opportunity to reflect about your own leadership. It is probably good to start with the first part where I speak about the importance of crafting your leadership…

A colorful tale – II

Part 1 60 years ago, I was a young boy and a constant nuisance to my parents. I was living in Nebali in the country of Essawon back then which is located in the middle of a desert. Imagine a town such as ours but instead of green, everything yellow. And instead of chilly evenings…

Reflection: 10 months of writing a daily blog

Today is day number 305 which equals exactly 10 months of writing a daily blog. Once a month, I sit down to simply reflect about the blog. What happened and where I want to go. Looking back at all the articles I wrote, I realized that writing one article a day might be too much…

How to become a good leader? – II

This is the second installment of my “How to become a good leader” series. It definitely makes sense to read the first part where I speak about the importance of crafting your leadership vision. In case you didn’t read the first article, I want to stress again that this is my subjective view and I…

Something died…

Where to start? What I am about to write is still vague and fuzzy. I hope that writing about it will bring more clarity. So, please bear with me again =). It started more than a year ago when Tanya and I broke up. I fell into a hole and I wasn’t myself. I thought…