About Laura Schummer

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

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

Dance around the world: my all-time-favourite ;)

When I first came across ‘Where the Hell is Matt?’ in 2008 I watched it in a loop for DAYS, and the song has been on all my playlists since. Continue reading

‘Be in the moment’, and let go – NOW

Ha! It is so smug and almost slapstick to say to ‘be in the moment’, ‘live in the now’… and I always thought being in the moment was ‘merely’ about cherishing what is when it is, to be present – but I learned that there is more to it. Continue reading

Meandering about in Wonderland

It is all ok, we are where we are and we are where we need to be. Sometimes we know where we want to go in Wonderland, sometimes we don’t – in any case, all that matters is that if we want to get somewhere, we’ve got to go. And we are sure to get there… Continue reading