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Procrastination? We all know it. But let’s take a closer look at what the stressful form of procrastination is all about. And: How do we really manage to implement our plans?

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What you can do today, don’t put off until tomorrow! We all know it — the “procrastination”. What is often ridiculed as an annoying habit can lead to real suffering and be a real burden for some people. In this article, we explore the causes of procrastination, and how I overcome it, and how you can too.

When the undone leads to suffering pressure

We all know that tough feeling of having put something off. A guilty conscience sets in. The undone sits in the corner with an offended look, just waiting to remind us of all the things we’ve spurned again.

And yet it often happens…


Have You Stressed Again — these strategies could work for you

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Again and again, we get into stress in everyday life. We feel driven, irritated, and restless inside. Often we think there is no way out of the daily hamster wheel. But I would like to introduce you to two effective approaches with which you can reduce stress. I’ll show you when and how to use them.

What stresses you?

Time problems, financial problems, relationship problems — whatever the issue, they are problems that stress us out. But what are problems actually? A problem exists when something is not as we think it should be. This condition stresses us and we want to eliminate…


Negative beliefs can make life very difficult for us. We mistakenly think that they are truths according to which we live our lives.

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What am I actually like? And how is the world around me? Inside ourselves, we have many answers to these questions. Such beliefs influence what we think, which decisions we make and how we feel. In this article, you will learn about their origin and how you can detect and change negative beliefs.

What are beliefs?

Beliefs are deeply held assumptions about ourselves and the world around us. For example, a person who holds the belief that the world is a dangerous place will perceive it that way. …


A sleep rhythm can contribute to our physical and mental well-being. But how can we design and implement it in everyday life?

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A nap here and there, dancing until dawn, shift work, jet lag, baby crying at night — most of us have experienced our sleep rhythms being thrown off. Everyone reacts to this a little differently. Some people are irritable after 2 hours less sleep during the day, others are fine for a while but then creeping exhaustion sets in. But why is a sleep rhythm actually so important and how can we ensure regular and sufficient sleep?

Why is a sleep rhythm important?

People are awake during the day and sleep at night. This sounds obvious, but we should remind ourselves that this rhythm is actually…


Feel more relaxed, react more relaxed, live more relaxed.

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“Why don’t you relax?” A sentence that usually does not lead to the desired result. On the contrary, when others tell us to be more relaxed, it creates even more pressure or we feel misunderstood. But what if we ourselves wish to be more relaxed? How can becoming more relaxed succeed — especially when we already feel tense?

Becoming more relaxed as a goal

In order for us to achieve a goal, it is important that we define it very precisely. So how might we know that we have become more relaxed, as we have wished? For example, we might notice that we:

  • rest more
  • react…


This is how we arm ourselves against leisure time stress

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We all want our lives to go back to normal. Meetings with friends or family, shopping trips, birthday parties, and the long-awaited vacation. But why can an uneasiness or even a fear of the end of the lockdown also arise in us? And what can we do to feel comfortable during the transition and in the new-old reality — perhaps even more comfortable than before?

The lockdown was a slowdown

If someone had told us about the lockdown two years ago, we would not have thought this drastic change in our living conditions possible. Even when the time actually came, we didn’t know at first…


The fear of change: Why is it so difficult to change something in life?

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It’s spring, the dishwasher is working again, suddenly we’re getting along with our sister, our boss has quit — everything changes. Some things happen gradually, like the aging process of our skin, others happen very quickly and suddenly there’s a hole in our favorite jeans.

There’s no question about it: change can bring suffering. On the one hand, because we may not like the changes (immediately), on the other hand, because we have to adapt and that takes strength. So it’s no wonder if we are afraid of change. …


Satisfaction depends on internal factors and behaviors. Here are 5 warning signs of impending chronic dissatisfaction.

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Should you change something in your life because it’s going in the wrong direction? Maybe?

Take a look at my 5 warning signs. If these apply to you, then your alarm bells should be ringing. Why?

Because it was the same for me. I noticed for a long time that something was wrong in my life. I didn’t felt contentment, joy of life, and satisfaction. Furthermore, I was physically and emotionally unwell.

Enough reasons to know that something was wrong, and I had to change. …


Don’t be one — Take responsibility for your life NOW.

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“Non, rien de rien, non, je ne regrette rien,” sang Edith Piaf, France’s most famous chansonnière, terminally ill in 1960: “I regret absolutely nothing.” The song went around the world.

Three years later, Piaf, only 47, died of cancer and cirrhosis of the liver. American Frank Sinatra sang about the approaching end of his life in a similar way in his world hit “My Way”: “Regrets, I’ve had a few. But then again, too few to mention.”

Happy is he who can look back before approaching death without regret and die fulfilled.

But not everyone feels the same way as…


Running out of energy is an uncomfortable feeling — but we can use it to learn when and how best to fill our energy reserves

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In the course of my life, I have already once — or every now and then — had the feeling of having no strength left. There are also certain phases of life or situations that are particularly draining.

Perhaps you have already experienced the same thing. But what exactly robs us of our energy and how can we regain it in a self-determined way?

Physical lack of strength

First of all, it is important to distinguish whether we feel that we have physically or psychologically run out of strength.

If we are physically out of strength, we may want to catch up on sleep…

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