• Urban Mindfulness

    Future Urban Living needs more Mindfulness

    The summer is over. The hot days of hard glittering sunlight, bringing every Ray Ban to the edge of efficiency, give way to the mild October sun. We spend the Sundays in nature, stroll the fields, walk along lake shore drives and above all rediscover the golden autumn forests. Mindfulness is required, especially when walking through nature. Take your time along the way, smell the flowers (there are no roses) and taste the mushrooms. Play with the kids. Many people in Germany spoke of a “summer of the century”, the drought periods have brought whole agricultural existences to the brink of despair. There was talk of the tropical climate, but…

  • Urban Mindfulness

    Mindfulness in Urban Life

    Finally. The endless summer is coming to an end, the warm sunlight will give room to the hard blue skies in only a few weeks and people start to dress more appropriate again. True, one might argue color and cut of clothes sometimes, but the main difference is that winter fashion has significantly smaller impact on others than in summer. Why is that? I believe it’s simply convenience. Unkempt feet in open sandals, skirts and pants offering views on body parts the owner can’t be too proud of and an unhealthy indifference against the normal physical perspirations – why was it again that God invented deodorant? Now, combine this picture…