Category: inspirations

Trials over experiments – Or: a fool with a tool is still…

… a fool? Yesterday I felt triggered to state my opinion on personality tests (again). On twitter. Other people’s answers triggered more and broader thinking on this. Later in the day I had a great conversation with an occupational psychologist. We were NOT talking about personality tests in particular but about my expertise in agile […]

On purposeful jewellery and living as an Agile Coach

A while ago I accidentally stumbled across the Eckhard-Busch-Stiftung by which is a German charity organisation aiming to support people impacted by mental health in different ways: through supporting research, families & friends and to make it okay to talk about mental health in our society. People with mental illnesses and in mental crisis’ are […]

Life with plastic, it’s NOT fantastic

End of March a local initiative spontaneously started a plastic fasting challenge and our appartment house got invited as well. Caring about sustainable living and because I’m naturally curious what I can improve, I decided to join: Sharing sparked conversations sparked learning (sparked change) First of all, sharing this challenge on Twitter and with friends […]

Using the space that emerged wisely

About a month ago my 6-Minutes-Diary ran out of pages. One thing was crystal clear: I wanted to keep the journaling routine as it has value for different ‘customers’ of different ‘services’ in my life. In other words: establishing that habit and ‘making a vow’ worked really well. It didn’t take long to decide what […]

Courage is fear walking

So, I’ve been quite brave this morning. Some would say “nah, that was just a trivial, little thing” or “don’t brag with that”. This blog post is not about bragging. And it is also not about measuring or comparing my action. It is about gratitude. It is about inspiration. It is about life. Let’s start […]

Gratitude in business – our OOP 2019 session

In January this year, I once again had the pleasure to co-host a positive psychology session on Gratitude in business together with Armin Schubert. With ‘again’ I mean: after delivering our heart-topic already a couple of times at smaller occasions after speaking at regional meetups after one rejection at a tech-conference (because the topic wasn’t […]

Change hurts!

On my first weeks with the 6-Minutes-Diary (…and three months later) The preceding post described in what situation I started out to use the 6-Minutes-Diary: needing a bit more structure and guiding than the Clarity Journal provided. Furthermore I was curious about the psychological backing the other journal from urbestself comes with. As of today […]

Different needs, different tools!

What made me change the journals earlier than expected… That unexpected clarity which I gained after some weeks working with the Clarity Journal made me take a medically forced prescribed rest to get healthy again. My days almost instantly looked quite different compared to how they looked when I started off with the Clarity Journal. […]

WTF?? Did I really want to be THAT honest to myself?

On my first weeks with the Clarity Journal Like already written in the initial blogpost of that series, the Clarity Journal (Klarheit Journal in German) was the first one I started my daily journaling experiment with. Before delving into some of my personal experiences, here are some key facts about the Clarity Journal: it is […]

How to make the (journaling) habit stick…

A week ago I started sharing my journaling journey with you. As of today I am journaling since 74 days, doing it daily on 72 of those and having made two days of pause. That data is from my habit tracking app which I also used to track the progress of my new journaling habit. […]