Pune – Chalo! (Let’s Go!)

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone

It has been one week ago that I left this so-called comfort zone of mine (Germany) and entered this plane that would take me to India. And even though it is hard to make a final judgement after seven days only, I am at least able to honestly say that I feel perfectly comfortable here. I don’t remember myself smiling and laughing as much as I did here every single day during the last week, I expected so much less but encountered so much more than I could have ever imagined: I love the people here, I enjoy the work and time I spend in office, I found myself in the middle of awesome colleagues that made me feel welcome from the very first second, I learned to love the Indian traffic and I didn’t feel alone even for a minute. The only thing I suffered from was a lack of sleep due to the fact that we went out every evening, which is really nothing I would ever complain about – It has been an ideal start here. Continue reading

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Final Countdown

If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough.

Actually I found this quote just recently but quickly I realised that it is inspiring me in a way I didn’t expect it before. Naturally I have many dreams, small ones as well as tremendously big ones. There are also some among them, where possible consequences of realising them make me freak out like hell, arising doubts in me whether or not I should dare it. Now it seems like I found the answer (“Yes!”), but since I’m kind of into proverbs right now, I’ll add another one: You only regret the thinks you didn’t do. Continue reading