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2019 and other numbers

We’re heading straight into the roaring twenties. Time to take a look back at the past year, and since my life in fully quantified, I’m just gonna list some numbers. 🏃‍♀️ 550 km: The distance I ran this year. I spent 79h 35m running this year over 115 runs. I only started running in 2018, so 2019 was my first ‘full’ year of running. I’m […]

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Practical tips on breaking up with someone

Being in a relationship is not always easy. Sometimes the relationship changes or the people in it, and sometimes it just doesn’t work anymore. I’ve experienced this two years ago, and making the decision to break up was a long and very tough process. I’ve come to terms with my break-up, but I’ve recently had a few opportunities to re-visit this topic and wrote down […]

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Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Whenever I make my chocolate cookies, I get a lot of requests for the recipe. A long time ago, this was a recipe that I got from the internet. But I’ve adjusted it so much that it really has nothing to do with that recipe anymore. So here it is! The Ingredients 250 g butter (unsalted), at room temperature 240 g dark brown sugar (the […]

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Personal Achievements of Awesomeness in 2017

2017 is over, and it was one of the most eventful and life-changing years I have lived through. A ton of things happened, all of which took my life into positive new directions. I received the result of my master’s thesis and graduated as “Master of Arts” with an excellent grade. The supervisor of my master’s thesis asked me whether I want to do a […]

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Challenge yourself

I’m a Gryffindor – not by choice though. I took the quiz on Pottermore twice, and both times it put me into Gryffindor. I’ve never felt particularly happy with that, because I would have preferred Ravenclaw, and I’m really not much of an outgoing person, as some Gryffindors are characterized. There are some situations which I can’t really face and sometimes I have a hard […]

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Choose Your Own Reality

About a week ago, in the depths of the internet, I came across this little video: It got me thinking a lot, because there is so much in it that explains not only my own experiences and insecurities, but so much of the world. Sharing one’s own weirdness, thoughts or pains can only help – not only yourself, but so many others. One of the […]

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