Failing the #100HappyDays challenge

I started the new year with a great online challenge that I was quite hopeful for. Unfortunately like the 71% reported (as of March 2014), I failed the challenge. I continued for 55 days really pushing myself to do it and then I just couldn’t bother anymore. I could use excuses like I had no…

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Being a Finisher

In 2004, in my first job, we began with an internal training programme which also introduced a soft-skills based training and more specifically, productivity personas. I’ve seen these multiple times since. At that time, I tried finding sense in the art of writing code (my sister can vouch for the art). I tried to fall…

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Drawing boundaries: Between work and life

I’m glad to post today that my work obsession is over. I mean I love working. I feel I’m ambitious and excited to get working every day. However, I have stopped carrying work over to evenings, weekends and holidays. I feel no real urge to do so (unless there is a rare catastrophe). The reason…

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Does everyone have a story?

Marienplatz (Photo credit: edwin.11) I’ve not been on the blog a bit because I finally got Internet at home after 5 weeks that flew. I didn’t read as I expected. I just walked around the Alt-stadt a fair bit, moved into an Alt-bau beyond that tower in the picture and tip toed on candle light…

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The Tutu Project: Deutsche Telekom

Der Mann im rosa Tutu: The man in the Pink Tutu. I’m not a TV person at all. And yet in between the reality shows that I’m finding myself leaning towards (allowed by the little German that I can understand), I found the Tutu Project by Bob Carey. Bob’s wife Linda was diagnosed with breast…

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What is my culture?

Recently while eating spicy Thai (and not even a coconut base) chicken and a bowlful of sticky, shinning rice, in a half Deutsch-half Vietnamese (?) restaurant named Panda ( there’s enough Chinese as well), I had one of those culture moments. What is my culture? Growing up, my idea of home has increasingly got clearer…

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Documenting. Love. A project.

I run this blog to document memories. Sometimes, just that. Diary love via My boyfriend and I wrote a diary together.What does it mean writing together? Well, he wrote once and then I did. At first we wrote everyday, and then we became lazy. We started in 2005.Oh, wow, you must publish it! Nooo. I…

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