Category Archives: Wisdom

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 […]

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 […]

December 23

Enjoy the Moment!

‘We are always getting ready to live, but never living’ ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson This is so true. I think that most of us are doing this every single day. We plan and we say ‘I will do that when….’ But are we doing all that ‘getting ready’ and missing out on the bigger picture. This […]

October 17

Happy Decisions!

‘Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway’ – Eleanor Roosevelt What shall I Do? Is it Risky? What will Happen? What if I take that decision…. ? What are the consequences….? What will be the impact? What will others think? Shall I sleep a night on it? […]

October 10

Love Yourself More!

‘You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.’ ~Buddha We all want to be happy. Happiness is hard to define but most people are aware of whether they are happy or not. Many people believe that happiness is a form of luck and that some people are destined to […]