The last time

2022-05-31T14:02:48+02:00November 6th, 2020|

I clearly remember the last time I smoked. It was a year before I got pregnant with our first son. I had tried quitting before, unsuccessfully, but this time the stakes were so much higher that I knew I was going to succeed. Most of the time though we don't know when a last time is a last time. Some time ago I took my mom on a day of shopping in Trier. We used to do this regularly. Now she is aging and I'm busy with kids and my activities. Will there be a next time? My dad is always surprising [...]

The positive side of negative emotions

2022-06-02T17:23:40+02:00March 6th, 2020|

Two years ago almost to the day (don't you love the universal mystery of time?), I wrote this post. And man was it an eye opener. So many things started shifting after that. Have I gotten rid of all my anger? No, but I got rid of the parts that were standing in my way. Emotions are there for a reason. They usually alert us that something is wrong, dangerous, out of balance, that we need to protect ourselves. They happen when we step out of our comfort zones we enter new situations we meet new [...]

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