How to Overcome the Morning Blues

It’s nearly 9 o’clock in the morning and today, I don’t feel particularly energised. Experiencing some morning blues, if you want. You know this state of mind when you simply don’t feel like doing anything at all that day really? Yup, that’s me now. But I have exams around the corner and better get going … Continue reading How to Overcome the Morning Blues

Competition vs. Mutual Support

Working life or studying is tough (both in its own way, depending on the circumstances). But what really annoys me are those fellow students still treating each other like components instead of supporting each other. Why even? And the same goes for all kind of people in all kind of situations where they can choose … Continue reading Competition vs. Mutual Support

Nutrition Basics: Carbohydrates

My last post about nutrition was all about protein – talking about all the key principles of structure, function and where to find it. Today, I would like to go a little deeper into the second food group I have mentioned: Carbohydrates. While they’re being all bullied and talked about badly by all sorts of … Continue reading Nutrition Basics: Carbohydrates

From Self-Acceptance to Self-Love

There are so many self-love guides out there that I decided this post will NOT be yet another one. Instead I would like to highlight the transformation from self-acceptance to self-love. Because in my opinion, self-love isn’t a state but a process. And you can’t ask somebody with insecurities to “just love yourself” and "be … Continue reading From Self-Acceptance to Self-Love

Be minimalistic

Minimalism is very trendy right now – be it in interior design, your wardrobe or as a lifestyle. But there are as many definitions as there are ways of doing it. Some people have a rather extreme and drastic approach to it, others only make small adjustments or change certain aspects of their life. The … Continue reading Be minimalistic

How to Choose Reasonable New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year guys! I hope you all arrived safely, happy and with a positive attitude in 2018. And as every year, the beginning of a new year fills us with newly won optimism and the urge to finally get down to all the things we want to achieve. So, there are three words gaining … Continue reading How to Choose Reasonable New Year’s Resolutions

How Reading can Transform Your Life – Believe it or not

Have you ever read a book that changed your life? I’m sure you have. Because I’m not only talking about drastic changes, but also about small ones – small adjustments of how we see the world around us or how it makes us feel. And this has certainly happened to everyone who ever dived into … Continue reading How Reading can Transform Your Life – Believe it or not

How to Stay Healthy & in Shape Over the Holidays

Christmas is on our doorsteps! It’s only a few more days, before we’ll get all caught up in feasting, relaxing and enjoying life to the fullest – awesome. But wouldn’t it be even more awesome, if we could have all the fun, all the food and still look fabulous when emerging the holidays? Of course, … Continue reading How to Stay Healthy & in Shape Over the Holidays

Headspace – How to Turn Your Brain into a Cotton Ball

Meditation is not the same as being mindful. Did you know that? I’ve only just realised this lately. But both words have been hyped so much over the past few months, that people have started using them as synonyms – even though the difference is essential! So, what is it? And how can it bring … Continue reading Headspace – How to Turn Your Brain into a Cotton Ball

Coffee Issues 2.0

Finally, here comes the promised update to my coffee-detox-experiment: My original challenge was to drink a maximum of one cup of brew a day. So, I started with that and failed miserably. The first two days went well, but after that I unconsciously got back to having two regularly. When I finally realised that my … Continue reading Coffee Issues 2.0