3 quickies

3 great spices for the winter months

  Feeling cold? Yeah, I get you. The temperatures are on a rollercoaster. While this week is relatively warm, last week was freezing, and who knows what the coming month will bring. However, that is absolutely no reason to stay inside and cuddled up all day, how ever much you’d like to do that! Winter months are as good for…

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Books, Confidence

The necessity of reading

Knowledge does not come out of nowhere. The right knowledge doesn’t anyways. Obviously, humans cannot help but learn. If I miss my train, because I have left my apartment too late, I have learned to leave earlier next time, if I hear about a new town, I have learned a new geographical fact. But when we follow certain values as…

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Balance

Things to refrain from 2 – Fake Friends Body-Positivity

Uh. This is truly a difficult topic. But really, body-positivity is not what it should be anymore. It is such a nice and perfect term, it could stand for a wonderful revolution of body images for women (and men). Yet, it might have moved into the right direction for a while, but unfortunately it has started down the completely wrong…

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3 quickies, Balance

3 power quotes to control the day (or year)

2018 has arrived and with it, most probable, at least one or two great resolutions. For me, as I only have one resolution to stick to (the only resolution you need, duh!) , I am very determined to stay true to it, yet it involves a lot of things. I still want to develop, improve, form what and who I…

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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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