Katie Reschenhofer


About Katie Reschenhofer

Katie is majoring in English & American Studies at the University in Vienna and is interested in the evolution of social media. Having lived in Oman, she is particularly interested in Middle Eastern affairs. In her spare time, Katie gives in to her shopping-addiction and satisfies her craving for sushi & maki. Shopping can sure make you hungry, you know!


Everyone you meet is an illusion

In every day life, we perceive people, things and events in a certain way. Whilst we may think of something as unpleasant, uninteresting or insignificant, we may view other things as extremely positive, pleasant or inspiring. Just because we perceive certain elements of life one way, that doesn’t mean that […]


5 Ways Indoor Plants will Change Your Life! 1

As humans, it is only natural for us to love plants. After all, they provide us with the necessary oxygen to survive. Whereas most people who own a garden will have the odd plant or bush in their green space, others who do not have access to an outdoor property […]


Trick Yourself Into a Good Mood

Off days – we all get them. For some reason, or no reason at all, we wake up on the occasional bad day and ask ourselves: Why bother showering? Why bother making lunch? Why bother leaving the house? Why bother turning on the TV? Why bother going to the bathroom? So what most […]


Exploring Your Personality Online

When it’s 2AM and we can’t sleep, there are three general options out there for us: Reddit conspiracy theories, scary serial killer documentaries or online personality quizzes. Today we are going to talk about the latter. Hidden Dangers Online personality quizzes can be a super fun pastime activity. Tests like “Which […]


When You’re Put on the Spot

At times, we all feel like we’re put on the spot. The lights are on us, we’re given ten thousand microphones that we never even asked for, or we simply feel judged from afar. The most common scenarios that lead to feeling a type of interpersonal anxiety include public speaking, doctor’s visits, […]


Social Media by Photo by Cristiaan Colen

Would you start anonymous blogging?

Blogging is all the rage nowadays. People love showcasing their art, passion or personal thoughts in carefully-planned blog posts. However, with a growing audience come growing response & responsibility. That is why more and more internet users have decided to venture into anonymous blogging. Why keep it on the down […]


Is it impossible to live cruelty-free?

Veganism, cruelty-free make-up and eco-friendly fashion are more popular than ever before. And rightfully so. Although we do not all tend to a strictly plant-based diet or a planet-friendly lifestyle, some of us do at least try to minimize our consumption of questionable products. But how far does one have […]


The Binary Gender Myth

Gender, Sex, Sexuality. Three different things. Yet, the general public tends to use these terms interchangeably, unintentionally invalidating other people’s identities. Before we get started on the Binary Gender Myth, let’s break down the basics to make sure we are all on the same page: Sex is concerned with your […]


I’m in the weird part of the internet again…

“I’m in the weird part of the internet again…” is a comment commonly read on very niche Youtube videos, hidden reddit threads or any other website that seems out of the norm in any way. But what exactly brings us to these incredible online spaces? Usually, it’s boredom. We start by looking […]


TEDxVienna members OUT THERE: Things I’ve learned on vacation

Vacations are wonderful. The oceans, the blue skies, the carefree atmosphere. Everything about escaping day to day life feels amazing and fills a true traveller’s heart with pure gratitude. However, there are also moments abroad which teach you valuable life lessons. We may be well aware of most of these […]