When Vacation Is A Wake-up Call: It Took 3 Signs To ‘Bring ME Back’

I just returned from a short vacation on the Isle of Corsica, France. A ‘time out’ I was looking forward to for weeks because I was hoping, with a distance, I would finally get perspective and perhaps receive ‘signs’ as an answer to a nagging thought that’s been a nuisance in my head for weeks.AndContinue reading “When Vacation Is A Wake-up Call: It Took 3 Signs To ‘Bring ME Back’”

3 Things You Need To Make Change Happen—And It’s Not What You Think

The Measure of Intelligence is the Ability to Change. Albert Einstein I would add: The ability to change is based on one’s level of SELF-LOVE, -WORTH and -CONFIDENCE in taking action for results.Do you agree? I hear so many people talk about what they desire but then…nothing happens. Maybe an attempt, but that’s it.And truthContinue reading “3 Things You Need To Make Change Happen—And It’s Not What You Think”

I Turned to the Divine Feminine in Dire Moments of Hardship and Pain

I grew up being conditioned to serve others over my own wants and needs and not complain about it. With that behavior disorder I destroyed a lot of opportunities for my Self to create the life I envisioned to have.Can you relate? I talked about it in a recent podcast chat with Esther, a wonderfulContinue reading “I Turned to the Divine Feminine in Dire Moments of Hardship and Pain”

Life is Short & The Courage to Greatness

The last few days following the Memorial Day weekend had me in a tangle. A crude realization to a lingering topic came crushing in when I visited a ‘substitute memorial site’ far from my California home for a dear loved one I had to honor this Memorial Day* for the first time. While I wasContinue reading “Life is Short & The Courage to Greatness”

Turn Your Ideas Into Your Legacy

We all carry something inside of us that wants to surface and become our legacy.We might try many things but eventually we need to commit to what burns with passion in our hearts. Whatever it is, be sure to understand that this is not only your mission but also the vehicle that catapults you intoContinue reading “Turn Your Ideas Into Your Legacy”

Age is a Timeline of Personal Evolution

This is 54 vs 49…me today vs 5 years ago…in a tiny German village vs a big city in California. Same outfit. Evolved attitude!(Though working on getting my beach body back. I know…don’t say it!) But this post isn’t about my age and age per se. It’s what I realized age to be.So hear meContinue reading “Age is a Timeline of Personal Evolution”

What the heck is ‘Lebenskunst’? And why did you name your blog so?

An example of a brand name In the process of developing our identity, our brand, there are certain keywords that keep coming up. Eventually they become our motto, words we live by that help give us a sense of direction and purpose. For me it was ‘Lebenskunst’ and the process of inventing, developing and evolvingContinue reading “What the heck is ‘Lebenskunst’? And why did you name your blog so?”

Confession: I Was A Shit-show Of A Role Model

Honest Moment:This quote by TR is another great inspiration to ponder on when hitting that crucial (midlife) fork in the road. (Mid-)Life Crisis really is a gift. It presents one of the best opportunities, perhaps the most exciting one, to finally conquer change to level up and truly design the next chapter in our life.Continue reading “Confession: I Was A Shit-show Of A Role Model”

Struggling to find your focus in #lifeaftercorporate?

Change and finding one’s new purpose (in life) takes time and can be damn hard, especially after leaving a corporate career due to entering retirement or ‘being entered into retirement early’ (aka: losing a job). It is difficult today for many women my age at 50+, to find a new job that is fulfilling, adequateContinue reading “Struggling to find your focus in #lifeaftercorporate?”

Things are changing… constantly.

Right now, change is happening on a much larger scale than what we’ve known so far. Our generation—Generation X—has seen and experienced much progress in the world during this lifetime. And let’s be honest: for many it’s been a challenge to buy into some of the New or keep up with the pace and ‘futuristic’ developments.Continue reading “Things are changing… constantly.”