Care about your Environment – Start somewhere

To be totally honest, in the past I didn’t care about the environment that much. I didn’t think about what I am buying, how much plastic is wrapped around it or what it does to the environment. This changed when I got more and more into Minimalism. Start small I think it started when I […]

What I need to be happy

This post is written by Kathrin, she is a good friend of mine. At the moment she doesn’t have an own blog, which could change in the future. This is the first post she has ever written and I liked it so much, I just couldn’t not publish it. I am sitting in my garden, […]

Be ready when Creativity sparks

I wrote a lot about what to do when you don’t feel like it or how to start. But there are also moments, where you just feel like it and I get these more and more often in the past few weeks. And when I encounter these moments, I want to be ready. It is […]

What I have learned through 31 Days of Writing

How to end the 31 days of writing challenge better than with a lessons-learned? On Friday I finished the challenge with myself. Yes, it was a great feeling. The last few days I mostly spend with learning for my trainers exam, so I took a break from publishing. This morning I had the exam and […]

Minimalism on Your Phone

I‘ve already written a blog post about, how to turn down the noise you are experiencing from your phone, mainly by turning off all the notifications. Today I want to focus more on the not so obvious part, how your phone can destroy your focus and attention. Attention Based Industry Most services and apps these […]

Why I am Writing

I am sitting in an Irish Pub with Dave while writing this article. Actually it should be named Why I am blogging, but he had a point. It‘s actually not about blogging, it‘s about writing. So here are my reasons why I am writing this blog, why I am writing my journal, why I am […]

Why I am using a Paper Notebook for Planning my Day

In my previous post I mentioned that I switch back to a paper notebook for certain things like planning my day. For a guy that those everything on purpose and likes to have everything available on his phone, tablet and notebook, this has to have a very good reason doing it an analog way. Let […]

What does Self Management mean to me

Working in an environment where you are wearing many different hats can be quite intense. I am the tech lead at a e-commerce company and I got quite a few duties there. On the other side I am investing a lot into myself, time and energy. Indeed, that is a lot to take care off […]

The Routines that Drive my Day

Yesterday we talked a bit about planning your day, but I totally let out a major part, that helps me every day; routines. When I started to think more about productivity and a meaningful life, I also read a lot about creating routines. Fixed procedures in a fixed timeline that should help you to start […]

Why And How To Prepare For The Next Day

Yesterday we talked a little about how important it is to bring some margin into your planning. Simple said, because it will save your ass. What we didn’t talk about at all is planning your day. Let’s do that, first I will tell you why it’s so important to plan your day and then how […]