Category Archives: Motivation

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. […]

August 28

Think of Happy Thoughts!

Think of Happy Thoughts. We all seem to have between 12.000 and 50.000 (!!!) thoughts on an average day. Have you ever wondered how many of these thoughts are happy thoughts? “People are as happy as they make up their minds to be”. I love this quote from Abraham Lincoln. It’s definitely true! And what […]

July 26

Life is What You Make It!

Sometimes…..when you make the most out of what you have, it turns out being a lot more than you ever imagined. A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset. When you wake up, take a moment to think about all the positive things in your life. Just enjoy, smile and be happy. There is so much to […]

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 […]

May 12

Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

“Worrying won’t stop the bad stuff from happening, it just stops you from enjoying the good” It seems like it’s pretty easy when you read this quote, but … I am struggling with it quite regularly. ;-)  So… let’s make it simple.  ‘Don’t Worry and Be Happy!’  Worry is a total waste of time. It […]

April 01

Bring Your Own Sunshine!

Wherever you go, whatever you do, no matter what the weather does, always bring your own sunshine! :-) A couple of days ago I read the following tweet ‘I don’t get tired by the weather but I get tired by all the people that are complaining about the weather’. It made me smile. Yes, it’s […]

February 24

A Dose of Optimism!

“It’s not What You Look At that Matters, it’s What You See.” ~ Henry David Thoreau As long as I can remember – even when I was a kid – I wanted to Look at the sunny side. Make people happy. Make them smile. On the other hand I did not want to see the […]