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 me, this habit used to …

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. Boy, was I wrong. As …

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 a part of my journey …

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 the green desk in front …

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 selfish, so entitled. Lately, this …