About Laura Schummer

leadership coach and activator of magic, traveller, always on a journey and a big believer in "Oh yes, we can!"

‘You don’t need to make a living out of everything you learn’

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‘You do not need to make a living out of everything you learn.’ Disclaimer for laziness or permission to have fun? Continue reading

Stretching that comfort zone in Swedish Lapland

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As life moves on, day by day, as we make our choices and follow ideas, suddenly I found myself embarking on a trek through Swedish lapland with an 18kg rucksack strapped to my back. Once again, it was an experience that tickled me to write… Continue reading

‘I will teach him to ride a bike’

We hear so much news of ghastly and scary events coming from all corners of our beautiful home planet – and it can have us feel helpless and sad. Let’s remember, we all have our part to play, we all can make a difference – every tiny little bit counts. Continue reading

Life is full of missed opportunities – get over it!

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oh those overwhelming choices we have and the heavy decisions we take. As soon as we say YES we are also saying NO. Focus on what you are saying YES to rather than dwelling on what you may have said NO to. Continue reading

nothing will change unless we change something we do daily

Maybe it is time to change our perspective of ‘world peace’ from being a board room summit topic to it being a daily individual practice. Continue reading

Want peace? Start with your plate and shoes…

Peace starts in our daily habits. In my eyes it is hypocritical to fingerpoint at the world in outrage demanding for crime and cruelty to stop, while we are ‘growing’, slaughtering and consuming animals en masse the way we do. Continue reading

Namaskar – the simplest form of yoga

Yoga is one of the oldest forms of personal development. Yoga means ‘union’, and in essence, a yoga lifestyle is the search for union – the union of body, mind, spirit and soul, on a higher level it is the search of the individual self to unite with the higher universal self. The simplest form of yoga, of union, lies in Namaskar – a traditional Indian greeting, it means ‘welcome’ and you bring the palms of your hands together as a sign of respect. Continue reading

Lass’ uns doch Geschichten schreiben, die wir später gerne erzählen! – Julia Engelmann

Julia Engelmann’s first famous poetry jam is goose bump material – there is no time, live NOW! And stay up until the clouds turn purple – life is good. Continue reading