Habits

The only resolution you need for 2018

Stay true to yourself. Yep. That’s it already. Okay, I agree, it doesn’t look as fancy as a whole list of new projects and plans does, but it is a) much easier to follow and b) a great help in all the projects and plans you have. Oh, did I say easy to follow? Well, you know that it can…

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Balance, Habits

Things to refrain from – The series

The more I am seeing of what people preach to be important and “necessary” in a woman’s life, the more I get desperate about it. How can we tolerate a world, which constantly seems to tell us how much we still have to change in our lives (most often going hand in hand with what we still have to buy)…

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3 quickies, Balance

3 things I am thankful for this year

2017 is coming to an end, and with it a year that was full of important decisions, novelties, and excitement. I always like the time of the year when you get to do a kind of wrap up. Sure, you can’t change most things anymore. If you vowed to lose weight, get fitter, or richer and haven’t managed until now,…

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Confidence, Feminism

Why blaming nature is a shame

I don’t know when it happened, but at some point along the line, the notion that rape, sexual harassment, interest without men being able “to do something against it”, has become something that’s supposed to be flattering for women. Excessive attention of men is, according to society, the goal of any woman. Well, sure, she can wear skirts, and heels and make-up,…

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Books, Confidence

Books that get you going 4 – Honoring the Self

Choosing the fourth and final book for the series was really hard. There are still another 20 in my shelf, which would have been worth presenting here. I choose “Honoring the Self” by Nathaniel Branden, because I have also read various essays written by him and think that he has a lot of important insights to give on the topics…

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3 quickies

3 compliments to view critically

Who are we kidding. We all love to get compliments every once in a while. It doesn’t matter, if it is about the appearance or our intelligence or something we did great – it’s nice to hear the appreciation of someone else too. Or at least I like to hear it. And even though I put effort into my fitness,…

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Confidence, Feminism

Some jokes just aren’t funny…

…and you are not a bore for pointing that out! It doesn’t matter whether you are female or male, I am pretty sure that you too have been in a situation already, where someone told a “joke” and you just didn’t think it was funny, because it was against all your values. Everyone has a different trigger. For me it’s…

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Books, Confidence

Books that get you going 3 – The 50th law

“The 50th law” is an amazing cooperation between the author Robert Greene and the well-known Rapper 50 Cent. I could understand if you are confused. 50 Cent didn’t especially strike me as a very deep personality, as someone, who’d have a say in a book. Girl, was I wrong! I have to admit that I haven’t put much effort into…

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3 quickies

3 ways to get into your Christmas mood

While Advent is supposed to be the most quiet time of the year, for many of us it is the most stressful one. Between last deadlines and all of the Christmas presents, we barely find time to bake cookies and drink just another mulled wine. The replay mode of Whams “Last Christmas” doesn’t really help either. I think it’s a…

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