The ocean calls to me. In the most absurd way, because I’m terrified of it. Did you know that more than 70% of the ocean is yet to be discovered by humans? We have no idea of what‘s down here. Hell, we know more about space than we do about our own oceans. There’s movies, photoshopped pictures, horror stories of people being attacked by sharks or drowning. There’s so much to fear. And yet I can’t contain the urge to be in the water. I can’t go in deep yet. My heart rate speeds up so much and I begin to panic. “In surfing, fear is healthy. Panic…
COLOGNE PRIDE PARADE 2018
On Sunday I went to my first, but definitely not last Pride Parade in Cologne! We found or way to the parade following my phone´s navigation system but mostly the loud music and trail of confetti on the streets. We stepped out of a dim side street and into a rainbow, I swear. It was amazing. Hundreds of people were gathered along the street, forming a passage way of colors for the 180 cars and wagons and groups of protestors and dancing parade members to pass through. Everyone was dressed accordingly, in glitter and color and rainbow and in, to say it quite frankly, nothing. Most men were shirtless, some…
SOCIAL MEDIA VS. REAL LIFE, HOW WE FIND HAPPINESS
I think we can all agree that social media has taken over mostly everyone´s life. I spend too much time on my phone, scrolling through the endless updates of my Instagram feed or explore page, I snap countless pictures to my friends on Snapchat, and I get lost on Pinterest, trying to find the perfect outfit or the perfect quote to match my situation (or caption to match my next Instagram post). In many ways, I love social media. I´ve made lovely friends on social media. I get to send memes that turn into inside jokes to my friends. I get to watch videos and listen to music and read…
THE BEST REVENGE IS SELF-LOVE
The best revenge is working on yourself. And while you should work on yourself, for yourself, a little inspiration in form of spite never hurts, right?