Change is in the air

My one and only face reflected multiple times in a life-sized kaleidoscope… from a yogic perspective I find it fascinating that I have just the one face but fill out all these different roles. I am not sure how much of my inside going-ons are really being reflected on my expression but no matter how…

Do more of what makes you happy: Say yes, say no

I spent a few days in Munich recently and had time to visit the Andy Warhol exhibition there. I photographed the building because the Yes! Yes! Yes! in the windows struck a cord with me. How often do you do things just to do them? To be able to do more of the things you…

Do more of what makes you happy: Hug a tree!

I love trees. These living things have always fascinated me. The different shapes, sizes and personalities they display. One of my favorite trees is the Ginkgo tree, also known as maidenhair tree, which I just found out. The leaves turn a beautiful yellow in fall. There happen to be quite a few Ginkgo trees around…

Do more of what makes you happy: Eat raspberries

…or strawberries, or blue berries, or black berries… I went to the farmers market with my son this morning. First we picked up some veggies and fruit. Then he suddenly asked for strawberries. Got those. Shortly after he asked for raspberries. Next time, I said. Then we picked up some sugar peas and fresh carrots….

One step out of the door

Yesterday we dropped off our seven year old son together with his best buddy for his first summer camp. One whole week away from home. When we left, he was kneeling on the floor getting all his Lego out. Totally absorbed in playing. He seemed happy enough. Me – that was another story. I felt…

Do more of what makes you happy… Make a list!

Make a list of things that make you happy Make a list of things you do every day Compare the lists – Adjust accordingly I read this on a Facebook post the other day. And for obvious reasons I love it. I went on this beautiful but slightly long hike (37.5 km, that works out…

Do more of what makes you happy… Part 2

… and sometimes, all you need is some really good chocolate cake. To be exact, a decadent slice with a marzipan chocolate creme icing on top complete with cookie crumble and a cup of „Happy“ tea. It worked… my mood lifted the moment I stepped out onto the pavement in front of the cafè, where…