The story of the banana girl

There she is again, the banana girl, dancing in the rain without listening to any music, as if she could hear a song in the wind that breezes past her ear, jumping and looking up the dark grey sky as raindrops crash against her cold, red cheeks, as if she were a child on her…

Does God matter?

One of the questions that probably every human being is thinking about at some point in their life is, does God exist? It is one of the most interesting and probably also most difficult questions one can ask. The question I want to ask today is: Does it even matter? Does the existence of God…

Why NOW is all that we have

Realize deeply that the present moment is all that you will ever have. Eckhart Tolle NOW is all that we have. Everything else is just an illusion. Something that we create in our minds, thinking that it is ours, that we can own it, if we just give it enough attention. But we can’t own…

When will we finally be happy?

We all have it, this one thing, this one habit, that we think makes us happy and then in the end we figure out that it doesn’t. But nevertheless we do it again and again, because this time it will be different and because this time has nothing to do with all the times before,…

I changed my opinion about love

Some years ago I read a book and since then got back to it many times, it is has the title “Who am I and if yes how many?”, by Richard David Precht. It is a great book, although it doesn’t go very deep into philosophical topics, but I would recommend it to everyone who…

Let’s put our own house in order first

Why China’s waste is also our business Waste. A topic, that we in Europe are dealing with on a daily day basis. At least that’swhat we think…We are separating recyclable waste and because we are all well-behaved, we are sweeping away all that’s lying in front of our doors. And then, true to the motto…

I am more with less

“Maria you are a weird person, you don’t want flowers, you don’t care about money…What’s your problem with luxury?” I don’t have a problem with luxury, I just don’t need it, it’s not doing anything for me. I was never that crazy about shopping and all that stuff, but I definitely had a lot of…

The limits of my language

To learn a language is to have one more window from which to look at the world. Chinese proverb Why am I so eager for learning foreign languages? Nowadays almost everyone is learning English at school which makes it really easy to communicate with people from all over the world, although you might not be…