How we live

Sunset over the city’s spectacle​

A city is loud, fast, colorful, flashy, and intense - as so many things happen simultaneously ...

A summer day in Amsterdam

While walking down the city's streets on a splendid summer day in Amsterdam the well-balanced atmosphere feels fantastic.

Excessive demands

Sometimes everything piles up on top of each other. Excessive demands make life pretty difficult ...

The unknown

When the unknown finds its way into life, it often causes bright sparkles to flash their light. Yet not everything that glitte

The course of time

Time is an elementary tool of life and sometimes it changes the perspective you have on events.

Standing firm

No matter how firm you stand, there is always a chance that something might blow you away...

Comfort space

Personal comfort space is always hard-fought and yet essential. Hence, one should not neglect but mind it.

The big picture

In the rush of everyday life, it is the big picture that guides the way. But at times a good eye for detail can change it for

Common goals

In their nuances and subtleties, all somehow vary from one another. But when longing for common goals, things can change ...

The play of life’s colors

With different looks, perceptions, and charisma, we all rump around in this playground called earth ...

The center of attention

Some cannot live without being the center of attention. But the real problem is how much they get and not how much they demand

Talking observers

Humans love to talk whenever, wherever, and with whom they can. Yet, at times silence is gold and you may better make ...

The turning point

Finding your place is a tough task in life. However, waiting for the turning point might not provide a good ...

Walking to vastness

The path of life becomes very narrow at times. Yet, focussing on the path's vastness can help to overcome its obstacles.

A little contrast

No matter how much you try to obtain variety and diversity in life. Yet, adding a little more contrast may create a whole new

Magic moments

The surprising glare of the warm sun shows its magic on this Sunday evening, but magic moments never last forever ...

Being disconnected

Though humans are no hermits, spending time with oneself is important. Therefore it is crucial to be disconnected once in a wh

Carefree land

As the last obligation of this day has been fulfilled, the hour is finally striking. Finally, I go travel to "carefree land" .

The crowd

There is a constant urge to stand out from the crowd. However, it is often forgotten that real love does not depend on appeara

Amidst greenery

Currently, there is not too much room to experience and therefore many find themselves amidst greenery ...

Persistence

When having ideas, it is tempting to plunge into an adventure quickly. Yet persistence might bring success rather than pace ..

A day in autumn

Today is a special day because we can spend it together ...

Tunnel vision

Some stories cause thoughts to follow a tunnel vision but this is not always helpful ...

Making an effort

Acts with personal importance attract the inner critic. Yet the effort to reach unrealistic goals often is for nothing ...

Daily grind

In the daily grind, processes and structures frequently look alike, yet it might be worth sometimes leave the comfort zone ...

Sparkles

As the warmth hits the skin the eyes process the moment's beauty - sparkles of what lies ahead shortly ...

A venture

Sometimes you have to set out on a path even under adverse conditions and such a venture often becomes an adventure ...

Joy

At times, keeping cool is hard. Yet, memorable moments of joy are always crossing ways ...

Retreat

A retreat provides the opportunity to withdraw from the outside world - a place to calm down ...

A trip to memories

Various thoughts are constantly in our heads. Yet, some of them invite to a trip to memories ...

Resilience

These days it is easy to bust one's head in the sand. Yet working on patience and resilience might have a brighter outcome.

Thoughts

Taking a time off from unpleasant thoughts is a difficult task but short breaks allow ...

Loosing shelter

Finding a shelter to stay in serves elementary needs, but nowadays, one is often obliged to try one's luck elsewhere

Proportion

Recently, many aspects of life got mixed up. In this mess, the proportions of relevance reinvent themselves with surprises ...

Pace

New tasks keep popping up in everyday life. But sometimes their pace is so fast that it is difficult to keep up ...

Strangers

In life, strangers cross our ways, and if we are lucky, they become friends. But sometimes, things change ...

The solitude of one’s home

These days, many got used to the solitude of one's home. However, it is possible to brighten up this monotone standstill

The giver

Taking is an easy thing but in the circle of life, everybody becomes a giver at one point...

As time goes by

Time can take on unimagined proportions when waiting. But being patient is a difficult challenge...

Finding a home

Finding a home is an elementary part of life. Yet, it is one of the hardest things to achieve ...

Limited options

At times, where are forced to make decisions, and this often implies limited options

The attempt of planning

This year is different for everybody. While plans changed, reality shifted, and almost nothing is the same now ...

Ideas

When thoughts turn into ideas, it is a difficult path to implement them. Yet if one achieves this goal, one will be richly rew

The brighter side

These days, it can be a challenge to stay committed to yourself as the others frequently seem to live on the brighter side ...

Coming home

I take the last steps full of excitement because I am so close to my goal of finally coming home ...

A matter of time

Many expectations crossing our way and often one wants to do what is expected. But at times, this concept does not have a succ

Boundaries

After some time, it becomes clear, what we should really think about those who enter our lives but

Being tall yet feeling small

Now and then the inner critical voice makes itself being heard. It presents the bigger, better, and sort of more that makes on

Like a hot summer day

When the sun burns down on the earth, it forces everything else to adapt.

Beyond the horizon

When staring too long at the horizon, one can quickly lose bearings. But often, many surprises arise ...

Walking in new shoes

Walking in new shoes is not an easy thing to do because this change often feels uncomfortable. But over time ...

A snapshot of the time being

Modern humans often disappear in abundance but pure moments of intimacy offer a chance ...

Finding shelter

Everybody experiences overwhelming events. In these moments, finding shelter provides a tool ...

Transformation

Existence subsists on constant transformation and over time, this development causes the old to become too small ...

Wave of time

It is a difficult task to find a suitable lane when riding on the wave of time because it turns out harder to really find ...

The joy of living together

Diversity is what we have in common, and though we admire it one the one hand, it also causes living together to be a noble ar

The storm’s laws

Life comes and goes in waves, and so the highs are followed by downs. Though they might appear very threatening ...

A brief moment

Dealing with the essential is a tough task but frequently the unexpected brief moments can cause us to pay attention to them .

The obligation of growth

Modern understanding of progress equates the obligation of growth. But this fast ride is dangerous ...

Taking a rest

Though relaxing should be the easiest thing to do, moving thoughts are not long in coming. Taking a rest is a noble art and ..

It is about passion …

I did not expect that photography would turn out a life-changer. But, during the last 11 years, a hobby has become a passion .

Looking up from the ground

We are looking up to our surroundings and strive to meet expectations. But trying to accomplish something you don't believe ..

Wherever I go

Eyes that no longer wander lose their broad perspective. Though, the temptation of change is always present wherever I go.

World of opportunities

Routines are crucial in life, but too often, they prevent us from taking opportunities. However, there are no ...

The attraction of beats

As we are dipping into the beats of music, we cast off the outside world. We experience each other ...

Locked down

It is hard to be patient when there is no change in prospect. When locked down, every day looks the same. But the satisfying t

Peace of mind

We are living in a tense atmosphere, but life offers endless possibilities to find peace of mind: Get to know balconia ...

Time-out

Life has turned upside down and my fear to lose control during this time-out. While we cannot control the uncontrollable ...

Connection

Why do you do what you do in life - an interesting question to think about! Shimi shares what Yoga means to her ...

Noise

It is quite loud these days. But how can we make sure that we do not drown in the overflow of noise?

Lost control

These days the world of humans is tenser than ever. Feeling overstrained by the lost control, we desperately to look for any l

Value

Everybody carries a bag of experiences in life. While it fills itself with endless stories, could it be that we tend to sell i

On the road

When we decide to go on the road, we have a vision of what will happen. But is it really us who decides where we're going next

Where I stand

Where I stand is where my world begins and also where its dimensions end. But sometimes the stories we write, fool us. About f

Identity or how to be 

The uncertainty of their course is what makes good stories and in life, we can write what we want to read ...

Change

When life transforms, it is easy to get lost in thoughts but we need to find the courage becoming our own master

Convenience

Customs establish orders and though they become a convenience. When convincing voices fall silent, the convention’s content

Imbalance

I felt incredible when I remembered the sacred moments that gave me wings to fly on the tender clouds of euphoria. Soon, I rea

Illusion

Illusion: There is high confidence about the correct perception out there but sparkles blind and we bear the risk that reality

Memories

A story of 5 minutes of Memories: For just a few moments, I give myself up to this pureness: The radiant glow of colors, the f

Vibrancy

Life is moving and full of vibrancy - there is no forever! We hit the hay if we suspect it will make an exception for us ...

Strength

We often feel superior with all of our strength. Actually, we're depending on the grace of the others. When normality becomes

The happiness of prowlers

All of their lives, humans long for acknowledgment and satisfaction. But obstacles put a spoke in the prowler's wheel on their

Wasteland

Pride goes before the fall, during a lifetime, some of us are falling very deep and end up in the wasteland. A difficult place

Loyalty

We are not designed to live as a hermit. And therefore, we depend on the loyalty of those that surround us. But what if we are

Viewpoint

We are in the misery of making free choices. But our viewpoint is crucial for the outcome. Questioning it, might bring amazing

Obstacles

It is the obstacles in our lives, that show us what we still need to learn. They teach us to surpass the limitations we attrib

Cover

We are masters in hiding the truth until the rug is pulled out from under our feed. But if we maintain the base of our cover,

Mirage

It can be hard to change reality, but it might be little escapes from this mirage that enables us to bear with the stories hid

Time

Events might be forgotten over time but they still shape what they surround.

Enticement

Yielding to the temptation of devotion might save us from the trap waiting behind the attractive camouflage. Enticement's spar

Overload

In modern times, humans often suffer from overload. Taking some time off might help us get on track again.

Perspective

Many find it hard to invest the strength fighting against fear. But There is a high possibility that a fresh perspective chang

Grey monotony

Humanity characterizes by its diversity. The destruction of the colors of life makes the world a gray monotony.

Tranquillity

As the overflow of daily life drains us, it might be a good idea to take some time off and just enjoy the sound of nothingness

Nur Liebesbriefe – a love letter

Modern media tremendously simplifies our life but the experience of opening an envelope sent with love is irreplaceable.

Comeback

The marvel of life persists of the fact that eventually there is a chance of making wasteland seminal again.

Breeze

Every aspect of being is part of a tightly knitted network which determines how we live.

Intervention

The natural order of things is convincing, the intervention of the human species does not always provide us with a logical out

Resistant

All of us are affected by the things thwarted on our way, but the art lies in ...