Category Archives: Life Lessons

February 08

3 “Keep it Simple” Basics

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius When I look up the meaning of the word “Simple”  in a random dictionary it says: easily understood or done; presenting no difficulty. I also found synonyms like straightforward, uncomplicated and child’s play. I was surprised to see that ‘child’s play’ was mentioned. It […]

December 22

Top 10 Quotes to Live By…

I love reading quotes that inspire me, and I found out that life quotes very often serve as a reminder. I read the words but sometimes I forgot to put the concepts into practice in my daily life. ;-) The meaning of quotes really help me in being happier from time to time. I re-read […]

November 09

You are Stronger than You Think

While I was doing a Pilates lesson recently, I was triggered by the sentence “You are stronger than you think”. I thought about it and reflected it on my current personal and work situation. I feel happier now than I felt a year ago. What has changed?  Why do I feel better? I know now it has […]

October 12

7 Simple Rules for Happiness

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated  – (Confucius) Just 7 simple rules and then you’re set! Promise! :-) And “no”, I don’t put them all into practice every day ;-) but at least I am aware of them and try to enjoy life, cherish special moments and give love & warmth as […]

September 22

1 Year Carpe Diem Moments

Yeah! Tomorrow it’s been one year since I started Carpe Diem Moments. It started all with my thought to spend more time in doing what I love. And – as I love taking pictures and reading quotes that inspire me – I’ve started my blog on Sunday September 23, 2012 to share my Carpe Diem Moments. […]

June 23

Let it be! It is What it is!

“Let it be, Let it be, Let it be, Let it be…Whisper words of wisdom… Let it be…” – The Beatles. I love this song … and the meaning of it! Let it be. Let it go. Let it happen. Have a peaceful mind. Acceptance: It is what it is! To be honest – isn’t […]

May 30

Be You. Find You. Be Happy with that!

“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” Last weekend I had a wonderful day with one of my best friends. We do this quite regularly. Such a day always gives me a lot of energy. We had a wonderful lunch, enjoyed the moment, and […]