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Living life with ease is easy. Because it’s a steady flow of experience.

· One event passes over to the next.

· One feeling replaces the next.

· Thoughts come and go.

Actually, everything is pretty relaxed.

But then there is another entity in us that doesn’t find it so relaxed at all.

She suspects danger around every corner and has a strong tendency to want to control everything.

She says: “Everything will go terribly down the drain if I don’t take action right now and pull the cart out of the mud with my own hands.”

Such a little…


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In this article I’ll show you why nobody has to suffer from their past and how you can let go of your past.

And yes, traumatizing things have happened to a lot of people.

Almost everyone had to endure humiliation and blows of fate in their lives.

Life is a full contact sport, we inevitably get one or the other blow.

This can hardly be avoided (and if we really try to avoid it, life quickly becomes very boring and we find ourselves in our little snail shell, isolated from other people and caught in our own fears).

But there…


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In this article, I’ll show you what I’ve found to be the best way to get rid of negative thoughts.

And no, I’m not going to advise you to just replace dull negative thoughts with positive ones.

Because anyone who has ever tried to generate certain thoughts over the long term will have noticed how incredibly exhausting it is.

But that’s not all. Whenever we fall back into old thought patterns, we generate additional negative thoughts about our “failure”.

There is a much more elegant solution to stop suffering from negative thoughts.

In addition, you do not need any willpower…


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In this article you will find the best breathing techniques for more relaxation, energy and wellbeing.

“How you breathe, that’s how you live.” — Andreas Tenzer

Do you often feel stressed, overwhelmed and unbalanced?

Do you rush from one appointment to the next without even stopping?

Do you long for moments of rest and relaxation?

And you want to finally be with you again arrive itself and your life energy feel?

A question:

When was the last time you breathed consciously?

If it’s been too long or you don’t even remember, watch out now:

Because in this article you will…


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“There is nothing in another person that is not also in me. This is the only basis for understanding between people. ”- Erich Fromm

Learning empathy is difficult for many people.

Do you feel the same?

Do you often feel overwhelmed in social situations and don’t know how to react to certain words or actions ?

And do you find it difficult to empathize with the thoughts and feelings of others ?

Maybe you lack empathy?

And are you wondering why it takes so much effort to empathize with someone and understand the other’s perspective?

Then watch it carefully now!


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My dear, my dear — today I would like to discuss a sensitive topic with you .

One that is fraught with pain and shame.

I am really happy that you are here now.

Now that you have landed on this page, you may suspect that you are emotionally dependent. Or with your partner.

I’ll take you by the hand now and go through the subject of Adam and Eve with you.

Then you can close the laptop and start working on yourself right away.

The motto today: Free yourself from emotional dependency!

Sounds good? But then on!

Today we…


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“Happiness belongs to those who are self-sufficient. Because all external sources of happiness and enjoyment are, by their nature, highly insecure, unfortunate, transient and subject to chance. “

- Arthur Schopenhauer

The eternal comparison with others. Actually so superfluous, at the same time more
present than ever.

It leads to nothing but envy, anxiety and low self-esteem.

And yet no one can break free from it. You do it just like me. We compare ourselves to others.

And that every day, whether it’s snowing, storming or the sun is shining. Not only is this unhealthy, it also makes you unhappy.


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Do you know that, too? Do you feel like you are on the hamster wheel? The pressure for self-optimization seems immense …

Super uncomfortable…. :(

It feels like you’ve been chasing happiness for a while, but you can never really grab it …

Do you think you have to work hard to enjoy life?

If so, then I can reassure you. Because in this article I will show you how you can live happily without all the superfluous stuff.

Because we are all interested in this one moment.

That moment when everything is OK. …


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In this article I would like to show you how you can use the power of thoughts to lead a relaxed life according to your personal ideas .

Warning: Reading this article may shake your reality a little.

I therefore ask you to approach the matter as openly and impartially as you can.

Stay open even when your mind makes you doubt.

This is something completely normal, minds like to do it.

So, and now I’ll show you how to use the power of your thoughts.

Let’s get started together …

Why we don’t make optimal use of the power…


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A great many people have problems with self-acceptance .

They suffer from not being able to accept themselves.

They feel that their looks, their intelligence, or their discipline are not good enough.

Worse still, they conclude that there is something wrong with them as a person .

That feels very frustrating — and makes change much harder than it has to be.

In this article you will learn very practically how you can accept yourself for who you are — and on this basis playfully develop into the person you want to be .

If you’ve been looking for a…

Maria Prati

Professor of Education (Literacy), Fellow EA, AcSS, and RSA. Thinking Skills and Creativity,Trustee + ex-President UK Literacy

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