The good influence of friends

“You don’t have to be a “person of influence” to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they’ve taught me.” – Scott Adams I am a strong believer in the saying that we meet people for a reason. Recently I’ve become quite aware…

Different shades of Colourful.

You might think – my god, another post about being grateful. How much does one person need to express their gratefulness? And you are probably right. But this post is not just about gratefulness – at least not entirely. This post is about black and white, about categorizing emotions and situations instead of taking them…

Being Real.

It seems like we want too much a lot of times. And when we stop, suddenly the world keeps spinning without us and we realise that all we need to do is take one step at a time and surely enough we will get there. I had to learn that during the past months. It…

September Recap

“We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of   summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summers ghost.” – Henry Rollins This September almost felt like a mirror to a wonderful summer of coaching kids, tan lines and new experiences, but also to change, reflectiveness and a nagging feeling of not being enough.…

Hello? Hello!

It has been very quiet around here lately, partly due to an increasing work load and due to weekends filled with sports and tournaments and competitions and also days of coaching kids and spending time with family and friends. I’ve been pretty absent in the Internetz altogether – not counting Insta-Stories 😉 – but I…

Review: Triathlon Griesheim

Sunday morning (20th May) I got up with my first alarm, which is by itself quite unusual for me. I got up, showered, brushed my teeth, braided my hair and slipped into my race suit and pre-race clothes. Without any particular motivation I made myself breakfast and started packing everything I would need. Having so…