How a Twilight Challenge Made Me Switch Off Netflix

Photo by Denys Nevozhai on Unsplash I admit it… I had a problem. A while ago I caught myself scrolling through Instagram posts while watching my favorite TV show and talking to my mom on Skype. Have you felt like you’re trying to do too many things at the same time, but nothing really gets your attention? For […]

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Why You Should Never Make Plans In The Shower

Photo by the amazing Austin Neill I love taking long hot showers. I admit it. I feel kind of guilty because I waste a good amount of water, but until now I thought I make up for that by using the shower time productively and planning blog & Instagram posts, making shopping lists and generating content ideas. […]

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How Your Goals Rob You Of Your Life

Photo credit: Fineas Anton On January 10 2016, I was sitting on my sofa with a beautiful new notebook and a pen in my hand, planning my goals for the year. I had big plans and big ideas – for my blog, for my business, for my life…. It felt great to plan what I wanted […]

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Tiny Buddha’s New Short Film

Photo credit: Anton Repponen Tiny Buddha is one of the first places where I found a the kind of compassionate and unconditional love that I needed to understand life and move forward despite all the darkness. Reading the blog, meeting so many people through their stories, and finally publishing my very own dear story there, has been […]

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What is Happiness — A TED Talk by Dan Gilbert

Photo credit: Kalen Emsley This is one of my all time favorite TED talks by Dan Gilbert who explains What Is Happiness scientifically… I truly love this video and I strongly recommend you to watch it carefully.. I like it because it explains what is happiness in a way that actually gives it very little importance […]

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A Story About Compassion

How do we change the world? “Be the change you want to see in the world” Mahatma Gandhi You’re about to read one of my favourite childhood stories. It’s short but powerful. And then I’ll tell you a few words about how we can change the world (as if Gandhi’s quote is not clear enough So […]

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Let’s Stop Planning Everything For a Happier Life

Here I am sitting at my desk again. I now have three notebooks to plan my work and days — one huge calendar, one calendar diary where I write what actually gets done and one project ideas and visualisation notebook (this doesn’t include my pocket notebook and the one I have for writing ideas). They’re sitting on […]

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Can Mindfulness Help With Anxiety?

For me, anxiety is fear of everything. It’s fear of life. Which means the lack of love. Love for oneself. That’s why it’s so scary. It’s scary to live it, but it’s also scary to see it in the people you love. Because there’s nothing you can do. No matter how much love you give, […]

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Victims of Consumerism in a Strive For Happiness

Are we victims to consumerism, in our strive for happiness? Are we trying to accumulate more and more happiness, just as we try to accumulate more and more possessions? Is happiness just another trophy to put over the fireplace? Together with our trophy moose heads and trophy wives? I’m happy. It sounds so egoistic, so […]

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