These days, we go to work walking through a postcard tropical beach, watching the palm trees swing to the sea breeze. I can feel the waves on my feet. I can smell the sea. It is sunny but still is not too warm, because it is very early in the morning. There is nobody on … More Living a dream
Have you ever felt that there is never time to learn new things that could make your work better…but that are not extremely urgent? That it is faster to do things “the old way” since learning the “new way” will take too much time? Do you tell yourself “I will do it in summer when … More New insights into job downgrading…the blessing of having time to learn new things
The other day I realized what it is to be on the other side of the fence. In this case, in the shoes of the research assistants that have been working with me over the years. And this is the insight: the grass IS greener!! At least in some respects. Let me explain. Over the … More New insights into job downgrading: The blessing of having time for fast turnarounds
Marcus, a dear friend of mine, thought the three-happy-songs post such a good idea that he started spreading the question among his friends. The result is the Spotify playlist that you find below. Two hours of fun! … More A spotify list with the three happy songs
I do not know what the last drop in the glass was but this last weekend I finally felt the frustration of the current situation with the corona growing inside me. Physical tiredness or emotional tiredness? It might have been our respective family losses in Europe, the worries with Matilda, the sleepless nights when I … More The challenge of keeping up with positive thinking in times of Coronavirus
Like really, really happy. So happy you can not help but start dancing like nobody is watching?
While I am writing these lines, I have the Pretenders song in my head. She will always carry on, something is lost and something is found, they will keep on speaking her name, some things change, some stay the saaaaaaame. The Pretenders. Hym to her Two years ago, I got a very very nice book … More Some things change, some stay the same