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”…

The process is always a b#&%$

Hi there. I hope you are feeling great! When do we feel great? Sure, when we are happy. But when we dig a little deeper, we will often see that the reason we feel great is because we accomplished something. We worked hard towards a specific goal. The realization that we feel great should be…

Doing something for the first time

When was the last time you did something for the first time? When was the last time you did something for the first time and you were fully aware that this is something you do for the first time? There is a difference between those two questions. The first question might create memories of things we…

There is (always) a better way

Our lives are filled with hurdles. Now, you can see those barriers as a reason to quit, or you can see them as puzzles life is throwing at you for you to solve. I agree though that it is not always easy to see our problems as puzzles we can solve. I think it needs…

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…

Focus on the trend, not on the day

If you are going through a change process, I guess you experienced this. Those days when nothing seems to be working out and you feel you made a step backward. You start to doubt, if you are at all capable of changing and if it means you failed. Firstly, I bet the day is not…

The power of the body

Yesterday, I wrote about the power of our brains and that it is important to take care of our brains to make the best out of all our talents and strengths. In today’s blog article, I want to write about the other half which is necessary to live a healthy and happy live. Our bodies….

The power of the brain

Our brains are machines. They are ingenious powerhouses that keep us not only alive but enable us to create the most wonderful things. Our brain constantly rewires itself and we are able to learn anything until our last breath. So, you definitely can teach an old dog new tricks. What is going on in our…

Wein am Stein

This week, my colleagues and I went to a wine festival in Würzburg, Germany. I drink rarely, but when there is a wine festival, I would never say no =).