Have we forgotten how to be grateful?

If I have learnt anything from being pregnant and giving birth it is that we should be way more grateful. Every day without severe pain or physical restrictions is a good day; every day when all your loved ones are happy and healthy needs to be cherished; every day you are able to enjoy good food and have enough of it is a gift – but we tend to forget that.

10 things I am looking forward to about not being pregnant anymore

This December is very special for me because nine months of pure pregnancy fun (wink wink) are coming to an end and I must say: I have severely underestimated the process of producing a human being in one’s own uterus. So, in order to celebrate and anticipate the soon ending of my pregnancy, I have composed a list of the top ten things I am looking forward to about not being pregnant anymore.

3 sustainable ideas for new clothes, fresh food and used books

East side gallery in Berlin This is my sixth week of bed rest prescribed by my gynecologist due to premature labour. And let me tell you: although it might seem pretty "chill" to be officially allowed to lie around all day in PJs watching Netflix, reading books and ordering stuff from the internet – if [...]

Spoil yourself: A once-in-a-lifetime-stay at the Juvet landscape hotel

Have you seen the movie "Ex Machina"? If you have, you might remember the gorgeous nature-setting where the secret KI-research facility was located that serves as the movie's main site. I can still recall pretty specifically how fascinated I was by the lush greenery, the beautiful mountains, the waterfalls and the secludedness of it all [...]

In love with Norway

This summer one of my travel-dreams finally came true: we went to Norway for two weeks! Read this if you are interested in suggestions for your Norway-cation (wink wink) This summer one of my travel-dreams finally came true: we went to Norway for two weeks! Read this if you are interested in suggestions for your Norway-cation (wink wink) or simply if you're in the mood for looking at beautiful pictures..

What’s a “career”?

At first, it seems like such a simple question, but for me the definition of what a "career" really is has changed throughout the jobs I have had so far in my life. Four jobs and four very different angles on a goal that almost everybody strives for.

What I didn’t expect, since I’ve been expecting

And then suddenly you are pregnant. One random morning before work you pee on a stick, see the little second pink line in the control window and realize: everything will change now. And as if this mental load that you have to carry around for three months without being able to tell anyone else than [...]

Italy at its best: Cinque Terre

I bought a wonderful book at the Frankfurt book fair in 2017: it is called "Wanderlust" and presents the most amazing hiking trails in the world. One of the easiest trails of the book is located in Italy in an area protected by the Unesco called "Cinque Terre"; a natural reserve I – at this [...]

Three rules for sustainable shopping

As you probably know, I am trying to make little changes in my life since I found out that we would need two and a half earths if every human on this planet had the same lifestyle as me. I am still finding this very shocking – and in order to remedy that unpleasant feeling [...]

Four things I have learnt from Marc Rebillet

Last week I took one and a half days off of my new job and went to Cologne to see a „concert“ of a weird American You Tube guy called Marc Rebillet who has literally just become (Internet) famous during the past year. While having been greatly entertained, I also took away some learnings from Marc Rebillet’s art and his personality. Read on for more.

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