Archiv der Kategorie: Musings

The Fabric on our Skins

I don’t know about you, but my skin is quite sensitive. It matters what I wear. In fact, my clothes have to be soft. I can’t stand anything itchy or scratchy. Nope, I cannot wear wool. I would have been … Weiterlesen

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When Stories won’t Die

There’s a story in my head that I have been carrying around for years. In my head. The other day, I actually talked about it with a friend. And suddenly, that story turned from a dry hulk into a doable … Weiterlesen

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Grumpy Old Woman

There are days when I’m simply grumpy. And I really don’t want to give up the grumpiness. It’s nice to be a grumpy old woman. I’m allowed to hate things as grumpy old woman. I can hate the noisy kids. … Weiterlesen

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The Aware Author – Weather

I believe we have an innate sense for weather. That’s because we  humans used to spend most of our lives outside, even though the first houses were constructed in the neolithic, thousands of years ago. However, we tend not to … Weiterlesen

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Excitement and Danger

I’m thinking about feeling disappointed. And feeling grateful at the same time. You see, in the last three days, Germany has been hit by many, many thunderstorms. Continuously. Except where I live. And I would have liked some celestial fireworks. … Weiterlesen

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I Can Fly

I spread my wings and jump. The world drops away underneath me, as I catch the breeze and soar. I wheel, wings wide, marvelling at the landscape spread out below, stretching into endless distance. Birds cry, flying with me, white … Weiterlesen

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The Aware Author – Kindness

It was just a little thing, really. You see, this morning, I walked to work, as usual. It was just a normal day, no rain, no wind, overcast gray sky, and with normal temperatures. A day so normal that it … Weiterlesen

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Musings – Meeting People

We writers are a solitary bunch. And that’s normal. I even suspect that most writers are HSPs, and that means we need rest and silence and quiet time on our own. What better way to spend that time than writing … Weiterlesen

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Spoon Theory

You may have seen people saying things on social media like: „I ran out of spoons.“ or „Sending you extra spoons.“ And maybe you thought that this sounds strange and like some insider joke. Actually, it isn’t a joke. In … Weiterlesen

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HSP

HSP stands for Highly Sensitive Person, a term coined by Elaine N. Aron in 1996 (that’s the cover of her book over there). And at the core, it simply means we have a highly sensitive nervous system, compared to „normal“ … Weiterlesen

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