The Elephant in Chains – Jorge Bucay

– I can’t – I told him – I can’t – Are you sure? – he asked me – Yes, I would like nothing more than to be able to sit down face-to-face and tell her how I feel. But I know I can’t. The Fat Man sat himself down like a buddha in one

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The story of a pencil – an amazing short story of Paulo Coelho

A short story from Paulo Coelho which I read randomly this week with a great inspiring message. Hope that you will enjoy it. I am upon new posts, stay tuned and enjoy your sunday!

A boy was watching his grandmother write a letter. At one point he asked:

‘Are you writing a story about what we’ve done? Is it a story about me?’
His grandmother stopped writing her letter and said to her grandson:
I am writing about you, actually, but more important than the words is the pencil I’m using. I hope you will be like this pencil when you grow up.’

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Namaste – impressions of the overwhelming world of India

Puh… How shall I start!? My friends and family are asking me about my impressions of India. I have no idea what to think, to feel or to tell. What about starting with a few facts about India? It is the seventh largest country by land with more than 1.2 billion inhabitants. That’s what the

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Comfort zone – why you should break out and try new things

Great things never came from comfort zones

A term which is frequently used in many parts of life is the comfort zone. But still I really have to reflect on it to find my own definition. What I know from now is that my comfort zone was widening out in the last couple of years. And often it likes to play a game with me and test my patience with the success of my inner development. Let’s first of all have a look on it, there we go: when I say comfort zone, I am talking about a certain, clearly defined area in my life which I imagine as a totally safe and easygoing place. It is warm, quiet, stress-free and all in all common there. I don’t have to fear something unexpected because I am used to it all.

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