Book recommendation: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

There is one question I get posed more often these days: How can I or person xyz learn to better reflect?

What seems like a trivial question is actually rather difficult. Sure, we are familiar with our own thoughts and we all try to make sense of that mess that can inherit our heads. But to reflect in a way to actually derive insight, understanding and an idea how to adjust and change is not that common.

Book review: The 5 Love Languages

This book is special. I practically devoured this book in only a few days. Sure, it is not a long book, but it still means a lot when I cannot put a book down so easily. After I finished reading it, I had mixed feelings. A part of me felt regret that I did not…

Book review: Authentic Happiness

When I sat down at the end of last year to plan this one, I set myself the intention to read at least 6 non-fiction books. So far I’m on a good path, because 2 weeks ago I finished the newest book by Martin Seligman called Authentic Happiness. This article will help me to remember…

Lying is a betrayal to one’s self

I love to read. At the moment I am in my fantasy book period. One aspect I like about reading fantasy is that there are words of wisdom here and there. Maybe it depends on the author, but I want to share one of the latest wisdom I found.

Book(s) Review: Legend of the First Empire

I rather read a good book than watching a movie or a series. There are many good books out there, but only a few that captivate me enough to not wanting to stop reading. There are a few authors I follow and I cannot wait until they publish their next book. A recent discovery is…

Marva Collins’ Way: Returning to Excellence in Education

Oh boy, how much I was looking forward to writing about this book. And, at the same time, I was stalling, because I don’t know whether this entry will do justice to the book and its value. What I can tell is that it shaped my understanding of parenting and leadership to quite an extent….

The importance of stories

Stories are a wonderful thing. They are a carrier of knowledge and help us learn, they can make us feel stronger, they can let us dream, and they can help us to get lost in something we like.