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Coffee Shops We Have and Coffee Shops We Need

Cafés and coffee shops nowadays offer much more than just coffee and are designed to meet our needs: they offer Wi-Fi and snacks, have big comfy couches, … Together with co-working spaces, coffee shops are among the most popular places for working, studying and socializing. With the growing number of entrepreneurs […]


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 #11: The Laws of Medicine

Does medicine have universal laws that doctors and patients can count on? It oftentimes seems like this is not the case. And still, there’s an apparent need for it. This 1.5 hour read is a book that even busy interns can manage to squeeze into their around-the-clock working schedule. And […]


Coffee House Readings #10: Love Warrior

“I was loved. If love could prevent pain, I’d never have suffered.” If honesty had a name, I would call her Glennon Melton Doyle. She is not only the author of her autobiographical book “Love Warrior” but also of her own remarkable life. This month’s book review is about the heartwarming story of […]


Coffee House Readings

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 […]


Coffee House Readings #3: Flow

“Happiness, in fact, is a condition that must be prepared for, cultivated, and defended privately by each person. People who learn to control inner experience will be able to determine the quality of their lives, which is as close as any of us can come to being happy.” Flow is not […]


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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 […]