Hang loose – Living a laid-back life

The term “Hang loose” has its origins in Hawaii as a greeting among surfers. It means something like “stay loose”,  “relax” , “it’s cool”.  It comes with a well-known hand gesture, the Shaka. This form of greeting is still used among surfers around the world. And it is also used by skydivers and that’s where Read More

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