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I am a localization manager/translator and intercultural consultant living in Berlin (Germany), passionate about languages, cultures, diversity management, body art, dancing, self-empowerment, coaching, effective communication and, last but not least, vegan gluten-free food and good movies.

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Saturday, August 11, 2012

How to smile after a nightmare, or the one about being on my way to learn how to need... less

It has been just one month ago, and it feels like in another life.
One month ago, I moved into a new apartment, after almost three years.

Three years in the same small-and-cool hip apartment in one of the trendiest streets of Prenzlauer Berg, in East Berlin.
The move has been literally a nightmare but I learned a lot about myself and about the things that I really need.
Yes, I am actually talking about things. Stuff. Objects. Items. Zeug, auf Deutsch.

[Something can be nice to have or even plain gorgeous,
and yet... do you need it?
How many things do you actually need?]

And I discovered that I need a lot fewer things than I thought.

Today I stumbled upon a very inspiring video of Graham Hill at the 2011 TED Conference, talking about the LifeEdited Project. And I smiled, at last.

Tags: Moving, Owner, Graham Hill, LifeEdited Project

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