Wanting Everything and Doing Nothing

Hello everyone I've missed blogging! I don't know for how long I've been gone and it just feels so good to write down my thoughts. Over the past few months a lot has happened: I moved to a new city, my boyfriend turned 30, we got engaged, we had a lot of visitors from abroad …

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What do you eat?

Hello and Aloha Jungle of rules Last week I asked you why you eat. Today, I'd like to invite you to think about what you eat. Nowadays we get swamped with information about which foods are good and which ones are bad for us, and the results could hardly be more contradictory: Eating a lot of …

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Why do you eat?

Hello and Aloha This post is all about the many reasons why we eat. You may think now: "What the heck? Of course I eat because I want to survive." Before you click away from this post though, I'd like to invite you to take a closer look at the question why you eat. For …

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Fruit And Veggie Bags Instead Of Plastic!

Hello everyone and happy Sunday! Have you ever been bothered by the fact that in most supermarkets you are practically forced to use small plastic bags for your fruits and veggies before weighing them? It does seem ironic that the freshest and healthiest groceries are sold in a way that damages our environment considerably, doesn't …

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Quick Fix: Use Glassbottles

As obvious as the suggestion to replace plastic bottles with glass bottles may sound to some of you, a tremendous amount of people still use plastic bottles on a regular basis - even here in Western Europe, where we have the luxury of delicious and healthy tap water. Let's change that! Glass bottles are easily …

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Breaking Up With Plastic

My first post on the topic "sustainability" brings me straight to the issue of plastic waste. It's no longer a secret that plastic is harmful to our environment. Surely you've already heard of the documentary "Plastic Ocean" on Netflix (if not - I'd recommend it) or seen all the posts on Instagram with the #zerowasteresolutions …

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Resolutions For The Future Or Resolving In The Now?

Hello everyone and HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope you are well and having a fabulous holiday! I had the most amazing New Year's Eve ever. First we had a dish party at a friend's place. Everyone brought food and I felt so grateful for the delicious meals and the love around me. The atmosphere was …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 24

Day 24: Mindful Christmas. Welcome to the last day of this mindfulness Advent calendar. How about bringing in some mindfulness to all the Christmas food this year? Whenever you eat something the next time make sure you sit down and don't have any distractions (TV, books, your phone...). Don't start eating right away and take …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 23

Day 23: Mindful Speaking. Welcome to day 23 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. Yesterday I asked you to listen mindfully. Today is all about staying present when you speak to someone, if possible to someone you love and feel comfortable with in a cosy area away from work. Try to stay connected to yourself whenever …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 22

Day 22: Mindful Listening. Welcome to day 22 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. Today I'd like you to listen mindfully whenever someone is speaking to you. How does it feel to just listen to this person? Can you observe a constant chatter in your mind, judging and pinning down what your counterpart ist saying? Are …

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