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 [...]

A poem: Freedom nurture me

I love the salty sea The crumbly sand between my toes Peeling off any sorrow that may be stuck. I love the sense of my bare feet breathing The sun nurturing my skin Being born anew. I love the freedom that comes along The independency to go with my inner flow Smiling in pure content. [...]

Cotton candy rays of love

shooting dreams by shooting stars ❤ dreams of love, joy & fun. dreams of hand in hands, of the apple in my eye.  dreams that enter life in full energy. Becoming true in front of the exact apple of the eye. Love all. Dream endlessly. Bright shining eyes. Wide open hearts, radiating rainbow-like rays of [...]

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 [...]

a poem: sweet rituals

lovely patterns serving as frame to ever-changing pictures carrying sparkles uplifting our spirits to floral hills precious rewards balancing the hours to shiny creation rich baths being sweet with sea to our senses like home to our souls that travel very beaucoup through deepness and skies like coconut butter with blossom scent soothing our bodies [...]

a poem: winter wonder wind

The air is crisp the mornings are calmingly dark nature takes over the places deciding where and when and what is right There is a pleasant sensation brought by the wind preparing us emotionally to what is to welcome joyously all that embodies life to be lived claiming room for the mattering little wondrous things [...]

L. A. SUMMER LOVE: El Matador Beach, Malibu

Oh Malibu, you elegant beauty. On a nice Sunday, my L. A. Summer Love trip took me to El Matador Beach in Malibu. The coastline road from Venice to Malibu is perfect for enjoying day getaways. The beach was nice but Malibu itself has won my heart over for another reason: it radiates adult coolness, [...]

Interview: Yogini Kasey Kilmer from Yoga Nest Venice

This summer, I spent a week practicing Vinyasa Flow Yoga at the Yoga Nest Venice in Venice Beach, Los Angeles. One of my teachers was Kasey Kilmer -- a wonderful yogini with patience, energy, lightness and joy and all of these features she passes on to you when you practice Yoga in her class. What [...]

end-of-summer feel-good movies

Let's face it, summer 2017 is history. Fall or -- for those of you who are not completely ready to let go of the word "summer" yet -- Indian Summer has started. It's happening. Whereas I feared this seasonal change this year as for the German summertime lacking constant warm temperatures and therefore made this [...]

cologne lovebox — urban yoga festival

On a beautiful sunny Sunday (August 27th 2017), the urban yoga festival cologne lovebox took place at the Heliosgelände in Cologne's hip neighborhood Ehrenfeld. Outdoor flowing Vinyasa Yoga, great people, good food and a fun DIY stand created happy memories to add to my summer story 2017. A while ago, I yearned for another perfect [...]