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Coffee House Readings #14: Love Yourself – Like Your Life Depends On It

This month I want to share a book with you that is very special to me. It’s a book I often go back to when nothing seems to work out, when life seems to be hard, people seem to be mean and the universe just doesn’t seem to give a […]


Coffee House Readings #12:
On Living

What do people talk about when they’re dying? If there is anybody who is able to answer this question, it is Kerry Egan. As a chaplain she visits, talks and listens to dying people and their life stories – offering them a precious gift that she calls “a peaceful presence”. […]


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Coffee House Readings #8: The Power of Now

I can’t live with myself anymore. Wait a minute. What does this mean? I can’t live with myself anymore. If I can’t live with myself anymore, who is the I that can’t live with my self anymore? And who is my self that I can’t live with anymore? Just think […]


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Coffee House Readings #5:
The Mathematics of Love
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How much can math tell us about love? Turns out, quite a bit. Love is full of patterns, as life itself. And math is the science to understand these patterns. In her TED Book, Hannah Fry applies mathematical concepts to human relationships in a playful manner, and by doing so […]


Coffee House Readings #4: Man’s Search For Meaning

How is it possible to introduce a book like this, a great mind such as Viktor Frankl, in the most accurate way? Is it even possible to put all this content into a short book review? These questions made me reread and rewrite my miserable attempts desperately when starting this […]


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Coffee House Readings #2:
“The Purpose Principles”

Why do you wake up in the morning? Why do you put clothes on and go through your day? Why do you work where you work? Why do you live how you live? Well, why do I ask these questions at all? It is the so-called “Finding Your Motivation – […]


The Art of Stillness

Coffee House Readings #1:
“The Art of Stillness”

A travel writer, whose jobs mantra is to always keep moving, writes about sitting still and going nowhere. “How did that happen?”, one might ask as a first reaction. But when you stop to think about it (which is, in fact, the whole message of the book), it actually makes […]