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THREAD OF LIFE

Army manipulation

I was twenty. I flew in straight from Thailand and got recruited to the Swiss Military Police. They were proud of having one of the mentally and physically toughest programs in the Swiss army. They told me that it was an honor to be there – and I believed it

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Self-Help Articles

Little acts of kindness will make the difference

In January 2017 I launched the “unconditional January”. A facebook-event, location independent, free to attend by anyone in the world. Every day, for the whole month, we would set a little “unconditional challenge” where hundreds of people would do an act of kindness – each day a different one –

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Wishing people the best

My father once told to me; “whenever you’re about to meet or call someone you really don’t like, take a moment before the meeting and wish peace to that person.” I was 13, maybe 14 at that time. But it those words somehow stayed with me. Soon I discovered that

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THREAD OF LIFE

Unwanted discoveries and unexpected lessons 😆

This morning I killed around 20 cockroaches. Or perhaps a little more. Little did I know about the life that took place just next to our door when I lifted up the heavy stone. For weeks, I thought something was smelling strange around there. And when I finally lifted the

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THREAD OF LIFE

The train is rolling again.

It’s Sunday, Orsi is out of house – unexpected work. And I’m sitting on the front porch, starting a new project. Since I’ve sent out the manuscript of my new novel, I have to admit, I felt a bit empty. Imagine, over a period of almost 7 months, you spend

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Uncategorized

Are we at the tipping point of our golden age?

Nature always finds ways to balance itself out, and in history not one single race, kingdom, empire had ever been superior without collapsing at one point. Not the Romans, not the Aztecs, not the Greeks, not the Nazis, not the Osmans. Not even the Egyptians. Nowadays the empire is called

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Short-Notes, Stories & Quotes

Winning and “trying” hard to be successful.

It happens sometimes… And it lights me up!! When I receive an email or a message that says: “Thanks Sam, this post really inspired/helped me,” I’m glad because, in many ways it feels great to know that what you expressed somehow touched another person. And I feel even more glad

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THREAD OF LIFE

Being happy with having a little bit less

15.08.2018 – Yesterday we ran out of water here. I realised that, since we live in our new place I didn’t organise any water supply. Well, water was something we took for granted anyways. Who would ever waste a thought about it, right? ​​Yet after a few weeks the tank

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Short-Notes, Stories & Quotes

Starting, learning and sometimes surprising myself

Tuesday. 14.08.2018: I realised this morning that, just this year, I wrote about 300 articles and small posts. And a novel. And it feels good. Not necessarily the number, but to see that I put in the work. Today I thought I try to bring up the mess in my

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