Tag Archives: life

On cakes and pudding

I don’t have many failures. If I’m making a cake and it fails it becomes a pudding.

says Clifford Crozier – the man who’ll never know how much such simple sentence meant to me.

That’s the best life advise right there.

So I’m trying to think of my current burn-out as a let’s be forever excellent and loyal in this job cake becoming a have some very well deserved time for yourself pudding,
and that’s actually not too bad. That’s not too bad at all!

Here’s to pudding!

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On madness, glory and happiness

I’m on another existential crisis. It came strutting in as if it owns this place.
Perhaps it does?

Hello old friend, have a seat. Do you want some tea?
Of course you do.

“I’m just so tired of always having to choose,” I whisper to myself as I turn on the kettle. My voice cracks and tears fall. “I’m so tired of always having to decide but never knowing were it will lead me. And yet I feel like I never change anything at all. I never take a gamble.”

Black, right? No sugar. Continue reading On madness, glory and happiness

Heal it ’till you feel it

Two things happened this week:

  1. I attended a webinar about self confidence at work
  2. My yoga teacher talked about chakra’s

How are those two related? That’s what I want to talk about in this post.


Fake it ’till you make it
The webinar talked a great deal about the “Fake it ’till you make it” approach.

It works, let me tell you that. Even if it may feel very awkward: faking self confidence, faking self acceptance, telling yourself you’re beautiful while you feel like sh*t, … If you’re persistent, one fine moment it will start to work magic. Here’s why.

Continue reading Heal it ’till you feel it

Divine music – Aloha Ke Akua

Saltlake

Saltlake crop

Inspired by this gorgeous song:

Would you believe it if you knew what you were for,
and how you became so informed.
Bodies of info
performing such miracles.
I am a miracle made up of particles
and in this existence, I’ll stay persistent,
I’ll make a difference
and I will have lived it.

– Nahko & Medicine for the People: Aloha Ke Akua

The best feeling in the world

They say we only live a small part of our lives – the rest of it
we’re just spending time.
It made me realize, this might be why I love to travel:

It makes me feel alive.

Even more so: it makes me feel part of life – breathing it, tasting it, connecting with it, discovering it.

It’s the best feeling in the world.