her - by navina

a blog about the essence of a life well-lived, through her eyes.

fashionable 8. February 2021

The longing for newness, the root of the problem & my first steps to creating a capsule wardrobe

“I love the feeling when all my senses are stimulated. Feeling soft fabric on my skin…”  This is an excerpt from my website and as you can see for me, fabrics and emotions are deeply connected. So...

artistical 30. January 2021

Extra: A digital museum tour & my awakened desire for more art

Last Thursday evening, I finally visited a museum again – sadly not in person, but digitally. The NRW Forum in Düsseldorf organized a digital tour through their current exhibition #cute - island...

intuitive 25. January 2021

Free writing – a magical tool, not only for writers

From the moment I could write, all I needed to be happy were pen and paper - and maybe chocolate. There were no restrictions, no rules to follow – only me bringing my thoughts and stories to life.&nb...

creative 18. January 2021

What I’ve learned in the past years as a creative online business owner

I didn’t believe in my capability of creating my own work for the longest time. I would jump from freelance work to full time positions and back – I did that for three years.  When my last full-ti...

well 11. January 2021

The deeper root of a lack of self-confidence

& how to cure your own With beauty and the alleged perfectionism all around, building a healthy self-confidence is a real challenge for many of us.  The concept and idea of beauty is n...

creative 6. January 2021

Berlin, summer 1945

Scorching heat lingering over the city. A sense of disbelief and despair is in the wind - the almost nonexistent wind. A light breeze promises a short relief, a moment to breathe, drying the sweat on...

intuitive 4. January 2021

Unlearning the beliefs – life as an introvert & highly sensitive person

underneath lies the introverted & highly sensitive woman she finally accepted. and she flourished ever since. n. I spent a huge part of my life trying to adapt and fit into a world, that seemi...

intuitive 28. December 2020

A personal reflection

Sitting at my desk, I observe the rain drops falling down on the roofs of the neighboring houses and the mountain slowly disappearing in the fog. I’m calm and at peace, happy and hopeful, reflecting ...

creative 16. December 2020

The labyrinth – part two

After just a few steps, doubts arise. The path seems endless, it must’ve been the wrong direction. I should have observed my surrounding more and then make a decision. What was I thinking? I turn ...

intuitive 14. December 2020

How to enjoy your Christmas at home…

...while also meeting the need for human connection. I remember, as a child, the month of December was full of magic and love, and chocolate. I’d bake all kinds of delicious cookies with my grandm...