Christmas Time: retrospect and new goals

In one week’s time it is Christmas Eve. I can’tbelieve another year is nearly over. Come Christmas is going to be a hard one because it is the first Christmas without our Grandpa. It still hasn’t sunk in completely that he is no longer with us. I am sure it is going to become real Read More

You live and learn. Keep on going.

I am a huge fan of lifelong learning. In my opinion, we should aim for increasing our knowledge and for achievements in our lives. How boring would it be otherwise? I can’t imagine a life without reading about mountaineering, personal development, news in online marketing, social media and many more. I can’t imagine life without Read More

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