Random Act of Kindness – Worldbuilders

What two entries on one day? Yes, but it is a short one. If you can read this blog, I think the likelihood is high that you live a decent life. There is that old wisdom that when you feel sad, do something good for someone else to feel better. For the next three days,…

Start of a new project

I started this blog as a project. And although this project is not over, I will start another one. One goal of this blog was to help me process my thoughts and feelings, and in turn, help me to reach the state of mind I already had, and I’d like to have more frequently again….

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Our world is changing. In some respects, for the better and in some for the worse. Climate is one of the latter. I don’t know what your thoughts on climate change are. If you are skeptical, the only thing I want to ask you is to do your own research and not trust your normal…

How can I make the world a better place?

Huh, what a question? Where to start you might think. And I agree with you. This article won’t give the ultimate answer. It is an opinion piece and I want you to reflect and be critical as always. At first, the title of this article was “How can we make the world a better place?”….

Wim Hof Method: An update II

In the beginning of this year, February to be exact, I started to try out the Wim Hof Method. If you don’t know what it is, I recommend reading my initial article, titled Trying out the Wim Hof Method. I actually managed to take only cold showers until mid of April. Already in the first…

Why it can make sense to have a look at future trends no matter your job

The future is uncertain. That fact remains. However, many people try their best to make the future more predictable. When I studied Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship, one of my favorite courses was Technology Management & Foresight. Especially the foresight part was very interesting, because we had to apply it to developments in educational technologies and…

To hope or not to hope

You probably know this feeling. There is something you wish for, but you know you should not hope too much, otherwise not getting it can be difficult to bear. It is a roller coaster. Our minds alternating between painting bright and hopeful pictures of what will happen, if our wish comes true, and painting dark…

Fighting against the comfort zone

Many of us feel the need for safety. That is why a comfort zone is so alluring. We settle down in our little nest and we build a fortress around us. We have our routines, we know where to do grocery shopping, we know where to eat, what to do, and especially what to expect….

Strategies when needing a break: Going for a walk

Today was a very intense day. The thing was that I couldn’t plan for it the way it played out. If you know that an intense day will come, you can take precautions to stay balanced and energized and you can come up with a plan how to structure this day. For me, it was…

Being patient

I wrote a lot about patience in my blog. Mainly because I need to be more patient myself. And patience is not only something for difficult times. Actually, a lack of patience can make good times more difficult again. At the moment, I feel a lot better. I have much more energy. Me feeling better…

Bring your own house in order first

This article is somewhat inspired by one of Jordan Peterson’s chapters in his new book titled: Set your house in perfect order before you criticize the world. It is not an addition to or a review of this chapter, but my thoughts hearing this statement. It is very easy to criticize others. We always “know”…