The axe analogy: What millennials are missing

I figured something my generation is lacking is patience. Think about the last time you pursued something? Maybe something as small as trying to make someone go on a date with you? How long did you stay persistent until you thought she/he is probably not worth it anyway? Maybe its something bigger like building a [...]

Strong are those who can be weak

About the times when your life is turned upside down. About blurred vision and a strong- as - a bear- mindset. About emotions and connection. About dying dreams. A must read for everyone who has struggled, is struggling or will struggle.

Loneliness and shame

Loneliness - If I hadn't been to the TEDxGroningen event this fall I myself would have probably been too ashamed to write about it. But why is this very feeling - that everyone has dealt with before or encounters on a regular basis - one that most people are too ashamed to talk about?

The power of effort to change your abilities and you as a person

At some point in my childhood, probably at the age of around 12, I started hating it when my mum told me that I was smart or intelligent. It made me really angry actually (love you mama!). I now understand why. I saw it as logical that whatever I will face, my success or failure [...]

Introduction to the blog

Hi! Wow, I finally did it! Here I am, introducing my blog and well - myself! Blogger number #27948372403824 also known as Carmen Weninger! Strong girl from Vienna, “studying” in Groningen (Netherlands), I do online personal training and other stuff. Yeah, that sums it up pretty well! So why do I wanna blog? Sometimes reading [...]