happiness


Creativity and Staying Sane in Isolation

The equation is simple: There are no more concerts, art exhibitions or theatre performances. Film premieres have been postponed, many filming schedules are currently being reshuffled, much to the dismay of those stuck at home trying to find new shows to binge-watch. Of course, that means that someone is suffering […]


World happiness day – Happiness is a decision! 2

March 20, 2020, 14th International day of happiness, 50th day of Coronavirus; in Vienna, 5th day of quarantine. Thanks to nature, destiny, circumstances, good/bad luck, right/wrong decisions, these days we’ve all got a bit of time to slow down. Also, we’ve got some time to rethink our actions, our purposes, […]


Three ideas to make 2020 a great year

Many amongst us may be finding it hard to get excited as the new year rolls in. Climate crisis is escalating, Australia burns, a new virus is claiming lives in China, planes are being downed and tensions in the Middle East rise. Again. Welcome to 2020.  The first month of […]


Social Media and Perpetual Self-Improvement

Last week, I decided to go low-carb. It was an attempt to finally get ‘bikini-ready’ (even though it’s December). The experiment went swimmingly – for about three hours until I saw someone eating pasta, and my willpower crumbled like freshly ground parmesan cheese. My following crisis over how little resolve […]


Conversation #7
Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder is a tricky illness. Often, it takes years before sufferers are diagnosed with this particular personality disorder. Until then, they are often described as attention-seeking drama queens, who are needy and selfish. A lot of people don’t even know that BPD exists, although awareness is on the rise thanks […]


What makes us happy?

In her wonderful TED talk “There is more to life than being happy”, Emily Esfahani Smith stated: “I used to think the whole purpose of life was pursuing happiness. Everyone said the path to happiness was success, so I searched for that ideal job, that perfect boyfriend, that beautiful apartment. But […]