Fall in love with love: A Hanuman Telling

In the yogic world, there are countless mythologies and stories. Sayings of "Gods", "Demons" and "Lords" which are not to be seen as such but rather are they representing qualities to be found in our world and within ourselves. One particular telling is of beautiful nature and acts as sweet reminder how powerful and multifaceted [...]

A Valentine’s Day Reminiscence

A new year, another Valentine’s Day approaching our reality. For me, not January 1st, but rather the days before V-Day have me comparing my last year’s reality to my present. It’s astonishing how one year can make all the difference. In a good as well as bad sense. Things I’ve been dreaming of a year [...]

Oscars 2018: And the nominees are… — …Even More Cinema

For all you lovers of movies out there -- this lady, Mireia, has yet again put together all the information we need to know on this year's Oscar nominations. The battle is on for Hollywood’s most coveted awards. After weeks of predictions, the Academy has finally unveiled the list of nominees who will fight for [...]

The remaining hours of 2017

Dear readers, there are only so many hours left until we enter a new year -- new intentions are being made, discussion exchanging resolutions are happening at breakfast tables and during evening wine sessions. New goals are awaiting to be reached. Hope and anticipation are the words of the hour. But maybe, along with the [...]

“The second time around” — is it supposed to be easier?

Heartbreaks are tough. Men and women all over the world supposedly know the cure for them. Most women go by the policy of letting your emotions run free, get your comfy panties on and cry over a romantic comedy on your couch, indulge in spoons over spoons of ice cream, movies say some say. Others know: "You [...]

A holistic approach to life — DIY summer inspo

Yes, I have had a two-weeks summer vacation in beautiful Los Angeles in June. But being back in Cologne with not so much of a consistent summer time, the weather got me feeling oh so blue. Since my return from California, I haven’t had two days in a row of warming sunshine, the rain and [...]

Thursday-How-To: better posture, stronger you

We almost got through the week, folks. Two days left until the weekend festivities begin. Long breakfast coffee hours, delicious workouts that flatter our souls and beautiful nature views, that is. But before we call it a work week, let's remind ourselves how much importance our posture holds regarding its influence on our moods and [...]

love stories

The sight of attraction The feeling of appreciation The sense of blooming connectedness Love stories can be wrapped in just small moments and sequences of our lives. Creating perfectness as only what they are and were, without expectations of what they would have or will become. An evening of laughter with someone you instantly relate [...]

L. A. SUMMER LOVE: Playlist Yoga & Urth Caffé (WeHo) & San Marino tour

Travelling for me means experiencing the culture and lifestyle of the place I visit and getting to know how the locals live. I love to really live at the place I travel to by participating in activities and connecting with locals. Just then I feel like I grow through the experience and soak it all [...]

quick critique: heart-warming summer musical movie “Mamma Mia”

"Mamma mia, here I go again – my my, how can I resist you?" Have you started to sing along the second you read this columns title? 🙂 Mamma Mia! is catchy. It is vivid. It is pure passion -- passion for love and for life. Oh the sweet scenery... The movie was shot on [...]