Highly Sensitive Person

Are you often times feeling overwhelmed by the amount of information that comes at you? The moods of people, the energy in the room, the sounds, the smells that you know many others do not realize. Are you distressed by crowds, jammed streets and places, clubs, loud music, large parties, contentless smalltalk? Are you aroused, … Continue reading Highly Sensitive Person

Back to the Sky

On January 18th my aunt flew back to her beloved skies. She was my second mother. She has been fighting cancer for the last six years and despite being the bravest warrier, she surrendered. I am greatful she did not suffer too long, She was a stewardess at Turkish Airlines. I learned so much from … Continue reading Back to the Sky

The New Life – Days in Barcelona II

This is now my third week in Barcelona. Time is going with the wind. Everything still feels right and in place. I am getting up in the morning without worrying about the weather. Without the feeling of missing out on something by staying at home. It is a relief. I am taking each day as … Continue reading The New Life – Days in Barcelona II

The New Life – Before Barcelona

What happened that I came to Barcelona? As exciting as it sounds, I really didn't decide it overnight. It has been a long process of thinking, checking with myself and calculating whether and what is doable. My life in Munich was what many would consider perfect. I had a well-paid job, a nice apartment in a … Continue reading The New Life – Before Barcelona

Fear of Life by Alexander Lowen

"One day I read a book and my whole life changed". This is what Orhan Pamuk writes in his book "The New Life".  It is a difficult book, it cost me a lot of time and energy to understand it, if I did at all. But...Recently, I read a book.  My whole life changed. Well, … Continue reading Fear of Life by Alexander Lowen

Lollipop Moments

We have all changed someone’s life — usually without even realizing it Yet another great TED talk; this time it is about leadership. Most enthusiastically and entertainingly delivered by Drew Dudley. He tells us his story about changing a girl's life entirely without even having recognized it. Just through a simple lollipop. Much later he understands that  … Continue reading Lollipop Moments