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!


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 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.