Stop Trying

It sounds counterintuitive. After all, we spend most of our lives trying. Trying to be a good person, a good wife, husband, friend, parent, employee. We always try so hard to be liked and recognized. What if once and for all, we just stop trying? The pursue of perfection can get quite nasty. How much…

Are we getting happier?

Close to where I live, there is a small but beautiful park on the top of the hill, called Baldegg. It was a sunny Sunday afternoon when I went there for a walk. Many families were around, kids and dogs alike, running everywhere. The small restaurant nearby was at full service: Parents, old couples, young…