Wow, I actually managed it. With this article I achieved my goal which I set one year ago: to write at least one article per day over a one-year period. So, let’s take a look back. I started this project because I was in a bad place. It was Friday and a few days before…

Paying it forward

How can we create more love and happiness? Not only for ourselves but for everyone and everything on this planet? Let me introduce you to the concept of paying it forward.

Happy Mothers’ Day

Today, in Germany, we have Mothers’ Day. But even if it isn’t in your country, from time to time it is nice to think about our moms and what they mean to us.

Hedonism vs. Eudaimonia – part II

Yesterday, I started writing about happiness. To be more precise the difference between Hedonism and Eudaimonia, and what role they play in my life. Yesterday, I focused on Hedonism and today I will continue with Eudaimonia.

The joy of coming home

As I mentioned it in several entries, I travel quite a bit. This is since about a year now. Sometimes, the simple fact of returning to your home base can bring me endless joy.

36 Questions to fall in love – IX

Today, I am going to answer the ninth question of the New York Times question series: 36 Questions – How to fall in love. If you are new to this blog and/or this series, and you want to start at the beginning, you can find the first question and its answer here. And if you…

Merry Christmas

Maybe you don’t celebrate Christmas, but I still want to wish all of you a wonderful day and, in case you have it too, a wonderful holiday season. Spend some time with your loved ones and be kind and generous to each other. I think we can all need and share a little bit more…

A penguin moves on

Yesterday was the last day on the project in Bern, Switzerland. After nine months, it makes sense to sit down and reflect on the time and what I can take out of the experience.