Self-care: indulgence or necessity?

Self-care: indulgence or necessity?

It’s a busy day at work. You have a thousand things to do in the office, an important meeting to go to, you need to go to the supermarket after the meeting because the fridge is empty plus you have a dinner at a friend’s place in the evening.And this isn’t just one...
Get out ! Literally.

Get out ! Literally.

Last week I went to an exhibition themed « Wanderlust », which in German means the joy of wandering. It featured famous paintings of people wandering in nature. Already in the 19th century and before TVs, computers and smartphones entered our lives, people knew that...
All work and no play?

All work and no play?

I live near a large park, and, being a nature-lover, I take walks in it almost every day. The park has three playgrounds full of neighbouring families. Yesterday I spent some time simply observing children play. And it got me thinking: when do we stop playing? At what...
Good health, good night

Good health, good night

It’s been really, really hot here in Berlin lately. So hot that my sleep has been jeopardised for a few nights in a row. Big deal! I will survive, you might say. Indeed, I am surviving, but I felt the effects of a bad night’s sleep from the very first day....

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