Done! It’s September 30th. I am a little proud of myself that I really did make it: I meditated every single morning at 6am sharp, and shared it online via Zoom. (Ok, due to connection issues I was 3min late on two days or so…) What I learned: It helped to create a strong meditation… Continue reading 30 Days of Morning Meditation
I’m reading my DNA report at Promethease.com and 23andMe, and it’s fun! Here are some surprising facts: Sprinter Gene Better performing muscles. Likely sprinter. This genotype indicates better performing muscles, particularly for sprinting and power sports. Fast-twitch muscle fibers are able to produce alpha-actinin-3. Professional sprinters usually have this, although it is less common for… Continue reading Cherry-Picking Fun DNA Facts
Social media can be a curse and a blessing. To me, is the connection to old friends, to like-minded people, and a way to hear about events. But at the same time there is the constant danger of it taking too much of my daily focus and become a serious distraction. Mobile (Android) Here I… Continue reading Managing Facebook
One thing that I’ve had on my bucket list for a while is to hike up to the top of Werfener Hochthron. It is the rightmost peak of the Tennengebirge mountain range, as seen from my childhood home in Werfen/Salzburg. I’ve spent hours a a kid sitting on the warm radiator and looking out the… Continue reading Above the Clouds
I am spending the weekend at a farm/farm sanctuary. This morning I went for a short run to explore the area. I found trails!
Yesterday I was invited to TIAN, apparently one of only four Michelin star vegetarian restaurants worldwide. Just looking at the plates was amazing, like going to an art museum. All was vegan and gluten free.
There is this one trail loop through the hills that I love to run after work. Today, I was joined by two friends. The view from there is slightly different each time, and so so precious every time. 360 degree view across the Wienerwald and the city in the distance.
Today was the first day of school – first day back to work. It was an especially exciting day for the new children in our mixed-age classroom: they first day of school EVER! Most of the kids I know from my time as a Kindergarten teacher on campus, and they know the school, at least… Continue reading First
If you were to visualize the prime factors of the first million integers* and mapped them onto a 2D space, what could this look like? Like this: I’m fascinated by the beauty of visualizations like this. Find more about it (images, visualizations, explanations and source) here: https://johnhw.github.io/umap_primes/index.md.html [ * ] Actually, an infinite amount of… Continue reading One in a Million