Archives for Life

The Art of waiting.

Posted by roland on January 29, 2016One Comment

Waiting plays a major role in all our lives. Most People wait more than three Years of their lives, some spend that much time in traffic jams alone. Only few manage to use the art of waiting to improveour lifes.

 

All of us wait. We wait for the bus, for the train or the airplane. We wait in traffic jams. We wait in line in the supermarket or in the waiting rooms in the doctors office. The list is unbelievably long.

 

Sometimes we can shorten the wait by reading a good book, but often we try to burn time reading the twentieth post about some boring bullshit on facebook and co. Often enough there is nothing to distract us and we feel bored.

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With great responsibility comes great power.

Posted by roland on July 4, 2015One Comment

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The power needed for change: If we want to see positive changes in our lives, we need to be in control. Being in control means you know the situation and you have the means to influence it.

 

How do we get this power, this strength needed to make a difference?

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The two parts of our soul

Posted by roland on June 27, 2015No Comments

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In ourselves we have two fundamentally different approaches to and perspectives of our world. This is true for our inner core, our soul as well. One of the parts of our soul strives for acknowledgement, glory, power and worldly accomplishments, while the other part longs for love, authenticity and strength of character.

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Listen to your heart

Posted by roland on June 14, 2015No Comments

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Many of us have forgotten how to use one of the simplest but also powerful skills: The art of listening to ourselves. A lot of us run through our lifes without a clear goal and seemingly out of balance. We feel as if there are important parts missing. How can we reconnect with ourselves? How can we get our life back into balance?

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How to boost your energy levels to new heights

Posted by roland on May 16, 2015No Comments

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Light and Darkness

 

In the times before we had the blessing of artificial light, most people knew that a good sleep will make for a better and longer life. In their works many of the great poets praise sleep as something wonderful. I have to admit however that the people didn’t have to many things they could do in total darkness, and light from candles was expensive and of terrible quality.

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Todays gift: 12 years of your life

Posted by roland on May 9, 2015One Comment

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12 years of your life

Here in Germany we are watching TV for 220 Minutes a day on average, about 15% of our day, 22% of our hours awake, nearly 50% of our free time. If we are so lucky to make it to 80 years old, we will have spent 12 years of our life in front of the TV. We watch more TV the older we get while we only watch about half as much TV before the age of 14.

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Identity – Who are you really?

Posted by roland on April 18, 2015One Comment

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Who am I? Where does my journey lead? What do I want to achieve? Those are the Questions we have to ask ourselves, if we want to be more than mindless robots who only live and work in the way others want us to. Our Identity, the combination of aspects that build our inner and outer self, is often hidden from our eyes. Often the only way to see more clearly who you are is to reflect upon yourself; to look back into the past and to figure out which identities you adopted over the years. When you see who you have been and how you arrived at those identities it will give you a clue about how to adopt another identity in the future.

 

I was talking to a friend the other day when it hit us that for many years our identity had mostly been Continue Reading →

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The sum of all addictions remains the same

Posted by roland on April 11, 2015No Comments

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“The sum of all addictions remains the same (Die Summe aller Laster ist konstant)”

 

This is a sentence one of my teachers used to say and even thought it was always half in jest I believe there is a grain of truth in it. We all felt, at some point in time, and most probably still do, that there is something missing in our lives. Every day we try to find something or someone to fill this hole in our heart and since most days we can’t find anything that’s valuable, we gum the hole up with something bad – with addictions.

 

An addiction is something that undermines our strength and furthers our weaknesses and in doing so it makes it that much harder to reach the life we want to live. In addition those addictions often drive us away from the people who truly love us and who want to help us succeed in life. They will Continue Reading →

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Life in Balance – The beginning of a journey

Posted by roland on April 3, 2015No Comments

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Why also in English?

 

Even though English is not my mother tongue I want to share my thoughts and experiences also in this language. Most of the books and blogs I read are written in English and I want to try and give something back to these great minds that inspire me. I’m aware of the fact that my writing will suffer from many mistakes in the beginning, but I feel I have to try and hopefully get better overtime.

 

Advanced Balancing

 

In our lives we experience ups and downs, loud and silent, sad and beautiful moments, time and time again. Everything seems to follow a certain harmony, always in search for a rebalancing effect. In this blog I will write about my journey through life with all its ups and downs and I will try to highlight the important lessons I encounter on this road I travel.

 

With each day I try to bring my life closer to the image I have of a truly good life. This good life consists of a happy relationship with family and friends, a good workplace, a rich spiritual life, joy and harmony. To reach this life there are many strategies out there, many of which I already tried and a lot which I’ll try in the future. I will post the results Continue Reading →

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