30 Things I’ve Learned About Life Before Turning 30

Yesterday, I finally turned 30! And boy, I’m feeling so grown up now ;). But seriously, I’ve been sort of fretting this day for the past few months. There is a lot of stigma that society puts on you for turning 30 – especially, as a woman. Though little rebel that I am, I disregarded […]

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The Paradox Of Following Your Passions

And How To Really Get Paid For Doing What You Love! I’ve been super naive. You see, when I was this young dreamy Pisces girl, growing up in Vienna, Austria, My head in a book most of the time (romance novel that is *cough, cough*), Heart in the clouds, I thought that I would never […]

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Why do some people succeed in life and others don’t?

What makes the difference between a person succeeding and failing? Because some people understand not to leave crumbs behind while others don’t. Let me explain. For example, remember that error alert that kept popping up whenever you downloaded something from the internet onto your laptop? You continued to ignore the warning signs. 3 months later, […]

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Countdown to 2018!

Oh, what a year it has been! 2017, I have to say I’ve been quite in love with you <3. However, you’ve also been a year during which I’ve learned a few of the most important life lessons yet. Let me share a couple of the most important mistakes as well as take-aways that this […]

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More to Life.

I was sitting in my school’s church and the song textbook slipped out of my fingers. It fell to the ground with a loud bang in a moment where everything else was silent. And that’s when it happened. My heart started racing. I couldn’t breath. All the blood felt like it was first rushing to […]

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1000 Times Goodbye – The sacrifices of an expat

I’m just about to hug my dad for the second time after he dropped my husband and myself off at the airport together with our two little dogs. The final farewell is fast approaching. That bittersweet time when we hug each other for the last time and have to say goodbye to each other…until the […]

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A Letter To Aspiring Entrepreneurs

This is for all you aspiring entrepreneurs… I call bullshit on anyone saying that entrepreneurship or becoming an entrepreneur is easy. If that would be the case, everyone would do it. However, in today’s economy, entrepreneurship is the ONLY ‘safe way’. It is the only way to realize your dreams. It is the only way to […]

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How one plane ride to Hawaii changed my entire life

My hands were clammy. I brushed them off against the fabric of my washed-out denim for the like millionth time. I was nervous. Not because I was stepping into the airplane to start my thirty-five-hour journey to Hawaii, but because I was leaving the place I was born in. I was moving away. Across the […]

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