Category Archives: Motivation

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 […]

January 20

Give yourself a Happiness Boost on Blue Monday!

“A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and realize how blessed you are for what you have” Today it seems to be Blue Monday. It is said to be the most depressing day of the year. A perfect reason to write a blog […]

January 01

Enjoy the little things!

The most beautiful things in life are so close and simple, and those life’s simple pleasures are very often overlooked. Someone told me to always live for the little things in life. Enjoy the little things more. Therefore a selection of the little things I enjoy. What about these? Being in a great mood for […]

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. […]