Category Archives: Happiness

How To Fall In Love With The Daily Grind, Achieve Anything And Enjoy Each Day Of Your Life

Five years ago, I wanted to get fit. So, I joined a gym. I paid the membership price and I was ready to rock and roll. I was excited. I imagined how my body will transform in a few months. Day one was fun. I gave my full effort and felt like a superhero. The…

Sorry, You‘re Not Special And You Need To Read This

At the time of writing, there are 7.6 billion people on Earth. About 360,000 humans are born every day. And the population will only rise. It has been estimated that by the year 2100, the population will grow to 11.2 billion people. You are one of the billion people living on this planet right now.…

Three morning rituals to win the day

Getting a head start <img src=”https://i2.wp.com/wolkify.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/pexels-photo-64775-2.jpeg?w=1400″ alt=”” scale=”0″ class=”ui-sortable-handle” data-recalc-dims=”1″>  Getting up in the morning – especially on a weekday – can be tough sometimes. This can have a plenty of reasons, but most of them are self-created and can be avoided. There are habits you can implement right now to make sure that leaving the bed…

Lisbon – a city with heart

Stockholm. Berlin. Warsaw. Prague. Rome. Paris. Amsterdam. Bruxelles. Barcelona…. All of these cities are very different, they all have their own cultural background and are in many ways unique, which is exactly why so many people love visiting these cities. You hope to experience something completely new and outstanding when you go there. But while…

What are your values in life? What the movie ‘Into the Wild’ has taught me about mine

I remember the first time I watched the movie ‘Into the Wild’. It was February 2009. I was 20 years old and about to finish my first semester at university, studying business administration. For weeks I had been preparing for the exams, studying relentlessly, spending day after day in the library, learning about accounting, finance…

On the pursuit of happiness: “embracing being fucked up” vs. “struggling to have your shit together”

The year I spent doing my master in Maastricht was pretty heavy on the ‘having fun’ aspect, to say the least. Whenever I was asked what I did in Maastricht I was tempted to answer with a quote from ‘American Beauty’, the scene where the narrator talks about the time he flipped burgers all summer…