Everything is new in May

Random spring ramblings

May 31
Everything is new in May Cosima Laube

The first sentence in a German poem goes like "Alles neu macht der Mai..." which means that nature wakes up and addresses this joyful time. My May was mostly like that: many new & joyful things. Sometimes it felt also like a rollercoaster ride: bringing the guts upside down, also mostly joyful and t…

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Start with what you have

Two short stories about passion, focus, eating my own dogfood & having valuable connections

Apr 17
Start with what you have Cosima Laube

The last couple of days I stumbled over starting (or dealing) with what I have in its best sense and in multiple variations. Today I share two of these little stories:

Passion for work

The first story on starting with what you have is about my new job as a Scrum Master. In our company we are not wor…

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Agile Running

Parallels between running, agile software development & sustainable living

Apr 07
Agile Running Cosima Laube

One of my three goals I am focussing on this year is doing a healthy marathon in October. Running seems more than ever my form of applied mindfulness, my kind of moving meditation. This said and seeing nature waking up, enjoying the sun and everything blossoming, I am running even more than I did be…

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Random New Year Ramblings

Some more personal retrospective 2016 bits & thoughts for the new year 2017

Jan 01
Random New Year Ramblings Cosima Laube

New Year's Eve 2016 has been special for me as I deliberately spent it on my own. Just on my own. For the first time ever.

Looking back on yesterday it was kind of 'slack time' for me. Nothing to do, nothing to achive, no FOMO (fear of missing out). Just spending a quiet evening with nice food and…

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What running means to me

A part of my personal retrospective 2016 & a loveletter to running itself

Dec 20
What running means to me Cosima Laube

A couple of days ago I set one of my targets for 2017: I'll do the full Marathon in October 2017. I actually signed up, payed the fee, whoop! Now way back! Yes, of course, there would be a way back e.g. I won't risk my health if I might have a serious cold at that time. I noticed that it is more abo…

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