the book of joy. a must have

honestly. read it. this is probably the shortest book recommendation ever. well. it speaks for itself. a must read. a must have. and then a must going back to it once in a while. for some it will be a totally new discovery. like opening a christmas present. your mind will just flourish. and suddenly…

life is simple

live today. wish for tomorrow. don’t force anything. wake up. be yourself. life is good.

part of a nature

inspired by the beautiful documentary I found on netflix ‚tales by light’ where in one of the episodes, Australian marine photographer Darren Jew dived with humpback whales in Tonga, spending this absolutely intimate time of calfs playing with their mother in their natural environment and capturing this unreachable moments into his magical box. I’ve been tremendously…

people along the way

just in 2016 i made new friends with over 140 people. that’s according to my fb stats. i know. very impressive. ha ha. anyway. the point is. as we move forward. as we move around. stand still. or even go back. we get to know new people. friends. random creatures. we either take something from it…

ikigai

have you found your ikigai? iki-life/ gai-effect, reason according to the Japanese everyone has an ikigai, this is our calling, this is what we live for, the passion and purpose of our life. finding ikigai might require something a scrupulous, careful and kind a lengthy search of self. such a search is regarded as absolutely…

…no matter where you go, there you are

be true to yourself „you cannot be true to anyone else until you are true to yourself. begin by not being afraid to be who you are!” Be who you are, be your genuine self Follow your own value system and common sense Listen to the advice of others, but make up your own mind…

quote of the month

‘Now you see, we are guests here on this planet, visitors who have come for a short time, so we need to use our days wisely, to make our world a little better for everyone.’  – Dalai Lama, from The Book of Joy

Rio #2

Rio de Janeiro from the pavement level is a different experience.  contrasting dynamics to the Rio seen from above. yup. Cristo Redentor has a completely opposed perspective to the ones down there living their lifes. inner curiosity to the unknow pushed us to see a couple of so well know favelas. one of them. found by…

live R life…

…on your own rules, becouse this is ok from the day of our birth the decisions are made for us by using child unconsciousness,I would prefer to avoid religious themes that as baptism and communion are for me only a wonderful idea to take money from gullible ‘sheep’ to keep this business booming, someone might…

two faces of Rio de Janeiro #1

generally Rio is a happy face. at least from the things we’ve managed to see and visit. colourful. playful. attracting. with its own city music around. of course i cannot speak for all favelas or people who live in Rio. although they all seem very happy. my statement is purely based on a two-day-trip experience. Copacabana. Ipanema….

the sun will rise…

U can fall U can try to forget U can doubt U can take a step back but you can not give up on your dreams, the sun will rise every day, with little hope and to give you another chance to try again