Awaiting a New Year. Inter-Holidays.

After weeks of preparation and gift-shopping marathons the Christmas Holidays are finally over and some of us are sitting at the office again. Still, there is a certain kind of spirit during these days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Even in the office it is quiet and peaceful. I don’t mind going to work Read More

The Magic of Christmas?

It’s Christmas Time!! On the 1st of December, right on schedule, Christmas preparations have started. All over Facebook, Instagram and Twitter people are sharing pictures of their baking cookies, arranging their trees and drinking hot chocolate (or wine, like me) in front of their fire places. Even the weather played its part nicely this year Read More

Back on the wall

Inbetween writing on my Bachelorthesis, researching for it and freaking out about it occasionally, I found myself back on the wall. Meaning the climbing wall in a well-known climbing gym in Vienna. When I first went into the gym yesterday I was staring up in awe. These are some huge walls there. The contrast to Read More

My Life, My Choice

I just read an article on Facebook about a 40-year-old woman, CEO of her own company, childless. Said woman chose her career over being a mother and “still feels feminine.” I’m asking you: Why the fuck wouldn’t she feel feminine?!” Is not having kids making women less feminine? I can’t believe this is still a Read More

Charlottesville – Another tale about hate and what it should teach us

There is no week without news about another act of terrorism and violence in our world. I can’t barely remember a time when it wasn’t that way. Must have been long bevor 9/11. However, the events in Charlottesville this weekend are on another level. Racism. Ku-Klux-Klan. Nazis. Those groups seem to rise again, which is Read More

Hiking and Happiness

Recently, I’ve read an interesting interview with an expert about the great effects of hiking in my favourite magazine „Bergwelten“. The most interesting thing the expert said was that hiking increases the quality of relationships for 240 (!) days after reaching the summit of a mountain together – as long as you are over 50 Read More