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Short-Notes, Stories & Quotes

Trading on the personal internal stock market (1min)

We can count Euros, Dollars and Pounds. 1 dollar, 2 dollar, 3 dollar. Yesterday, after a conversation, I’ve had this thought that what we can’t really count is “money”. 1 money, 2 money, 3 money. It brought me to the notice that there are countable things, and others that are

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Short-Notes, Stories & Quotes

I refuse to be a robot

I have days I don’t feel like doing anything. And then some days where I just can’t seem to stop creating. And how good it is to have others in life who can confirm that they sometimes feel the same. I guess the problem is not in having those seasons

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THREAD OF LIFE

Status update

29.07.2018 – It looks like that we’re staying here in Mexico at least until next year. A couple weeks ago, Orsi and me, randomly found an old house with a beautiful garden space. It seems that the hardest part is behind us (we now have gas, water and a fridge).

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THREAD OF LIFE

Being upset about the “little” things…

My little sister used to be upset about flies. She was about 4, and our house, close to the forest, was a place frequently visited by those, harmless house flies. Yet, she cried each time a fly landed somewhere on her arm or neck. To my brother’s and my annoyance.

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Time to share a testimony…

Last week I’ve been sending out an email with the question “what is your dream?” First of all: Thank you for your inspiring letters. It is so brave to give a testimony and to share it openly. To all of you: Know that, most likely, you are not that far

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Short-Notes, Stories & Quotes

Broken bones and developing super-powers

“At this place, your bone will never ever break again,” said the doctor to my 7 year old self. Just a few hours before, I fell from the bike and broke my arm. “Great,” I thought. “Maybe, if I’ll break my arm at all possible places, I can develop something

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Words can change you
Self-Help Articles

Words can change you.

About a year ago, I read a book called “Conscious Language” about the power of our own words that we use on a daily basis. Since then I’m noticing amazing changes in the way I’m choosing my words and I’m realising that our words are indeed far more powerful than

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THREAD OF LIFE

Relationships are like pizza

Pizza is perhaps the greatest food invention I know. It tastes great when it’s fresh and hot. But also cold. And also when it’s a day old. At night, for lunch… even for breakfast. It’s simple and easy and most likely it fed the poor people in the past. Take

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Fear of making decisions
Short-Notes, Stories & Quotes

Shall I go left or right? – fear of making decisions…

Back in Switzerland I rode my bicycle home after getting some groceries. In the far I saw a post in the middle of the bicycle lane. I drove slowly and gently and there was enough space to curve around the small obstacle. As I approached I asked myself dreamily if

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THREAD OF LIFE

The biggest adventure of my life

The adventure has just begun here in Mexico. Orsi and I found an old place and signed for a year (!) The house wasn’t used for a long time. Needed a fridge. Has no internet. Its garden needs a lot of work, and we found ourselves cleaning the house for

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Short-Notes, Stories & Quotes

instant gratification is so addictive

We seem to be conditioned for the quick effects. Input and immediate output. Quick success. Quick rewards. I guess that’s why video games, facebook likes, and other channels that give us almost “instant” gratification so addictive. Yet, their satisfaction seem to be shallow and in the long-run mostly inexistent. And

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Short-Notes, Stories & Quotes

Your testimony:

How easy it is to focus on the “lack”. I sometimes feel that society wants us to think that way – by default. Yet, I find it so powerful to take a few minutes and simply write down what we “want”, stand for and wish to have – and simply

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