Organizing life can be tough

I have been noticing that I sometimes get very overwhelmed with all my tasks, to-do lists, university assignments and social life activities. I then feel totally stressed out and think I can’t handle any of these and that I am totally going to break down. This even happens when everything actually is going just fine – well, yeah, sure I have a lot to do, just like everyone else has, but it’s absolutely manageable and doable. I didn’t really figure out yet what exactly I can do about these meltdowns that actually helps – writing more and more to do…

Winter blues

Sometimes I’m living in the past, which is not great, as I know by thinking too much about past events, you might forget about the current ones. But what if your current situation somehow doesn’t satisfy you? When it’s alright, it’s fine, but deep inside you feel like something is missing. You start looking back by trying to find out what was better before than it is now. What used to make you happy? How do you find out what’s the missing piece of the puzzle to complete your happiness? What’s sure though is that to keep things as they…

First impressions in Amman

some thoughts I had a few weeks after my arrival in Amman – in German though Als ich vor zwei, drei Monaten meinen Freunden und Verwandten mitteilte,  dass mein Freiwilligendienst mich nach Jordanien führen würde, erhielt ich sehr gemischte Reaktionen. Es wussten zwar bereits alle schon seit längerem, dass ich einen Europäischen Freiwilligendienst absolvieren wollte, zunächst sah es allerdings so aus, als würde es Polen, Spanien oder Italien werden. Alles Länder, die man kennt, über die man mehr oder weniger gut Bescheid weiss, vielleicht schon selber einmal dort war. Jordanien allerdings – da schauten sie mich alle mit grossen Augen…

The very, very beginning of Lost in Deserts

Last October I traveled to the Middle East for the very first time in my life. And also for the first time in my life, I thought people might actually like to read about me being here, my adventures, my new passion. To find out what it is like, to discover. Now, 7 months and many, many inspiring stories later, I think I collected enough to share a part of my new mystic, oriental world. This is, where it begins.