A Moment in Time: November 5th at 6:56 PM; Gruenowski, Jena

Sometimes I trip over my mind and suddenly I am ahead of myself. In these rare moments my mind can be a quiet place. I can sit somewhere, just being, just breathing. Listening to my heart beat. The city noise around me. Others talking in the shadows just steps away from me. A door opens,…

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…

Day 6: Presence

Today I feel so vibrant. I moved through some beautiful Sun Salutation this morning. Looking out of the window at the blue sky. And after I got home I just had to spend more time outside. I went for a long run. I had the perfect pace, where running seemed so effortless. Fully present. Listening…

I’m late! I’m late! I’m late!

„I’m late! For a very important date! No time to say hello, goodbye! I’m late! I’m late! I’m late!“ This is me most mornings when I am trying to get ready for work and my son (instead of understanding my very important adult world) wants to cuddle, read a story and then another one. I…

A different kind of diary

I used to write a diary as teenager, I guess as many do. And actually I started using one again about eight years ago when I was going through some rough patches. But it was always just for me and I never shared it with anyone. To me writing this blog feels like I am…

A river runs through it…

The other day I woke up to the fog. All I could see outside the window was some mysterious red glow from the building opposite. After dropping  my son off at daycare I felt like going for a walk down at the river, imagining the silence when all sounds get muted by the fog. You know…