I can’t see

First a disclaimer: I’m from Switzerland and kept watching the events in the USA regarding the elections. I try to keep an open mind. Mistakes happen. I see good people on both sides.


Completely censoring individuals is concerning. As it was 1933 in Germany.

Even if you hate President…

Story of a House #2

I thought this 2nd part would be a simple one. Just lift off and be free. So I tried it and failed miserably. Turns out to be a little more complicated =)

Here’s the setting:

One day a silhouette broke through the fog. Just long enough to get a glimpse…

Story of a House

Let me introduce imagery for beliefs. It leans on the established concept of the memory palace.

At birth, one is equipped with a small platform. Standing within the nothingness. High up on pillars that lose themselves in the fog way down below. Above is nothing.

With age, the air clears…

Blunt statement about something wel lost control over or is bad.

It hijacks a survival instinct of detecting danger.

Hopefully, many of you will jump at this just as the atheist part of me did.

Here is the inner dialog that led me to the above conclusion:

Provoker (P): “Atheism is the dumbest attitude ever!”

Atheist (A): “Are you insane? What is wrong with following reason and logic instead…

*insert clickbait

Let me introduce the characters:

  • Harry is the classic conspiracy-theorist. That says enough already, I think. Let’s not ask why. Answering that is a headache to be avoided. Today, at least.
  • John is an economist. Traditional right-wing liberal position. His father was born just after the 2nd World War. …

Most of us people here on medium are on a similar track.

Become unbelievably successful! Amazing life hacks! The number one thought model for limitless productivity. Yadiyada…

Take a step back now.

Most of it actually is solid advice. But then again, it sounds similar to one of those adds:

“It’s impossible” — Even Toyota

Welcome to the cakeverse. Let’s put those pastry goggles on and get things going.

I have a kitchen?

“wuuush” (teleportation sound). Here we are, in the kitchen. A kitchen, in which one makes cake. Before bringing said cake to the world.

Look at the tools! The stove is the same…

The single-task focus is glorified. Everywhere I look. Guy: “ All my success comes from getting into the zone and working hard!”

Flow state means full immersion in a certain task or activity. Often it’s mentioned in sports. “When in the zone, he can’t be stopped”.

But we need to…

General guide for lasting change, illustrated on my experience in overcoming chronic knee-pain.


This article is about the actions I took to get rid of chronic kneecap inflammation.

I start with the (1) Experience to illustrate the situation I was at 2 years ago. …


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