Literally the German language is often overlooked due to its rather harsh sound and complicated structure, but not only has it introduced some of the most profound and beautiful poetry to the world - yes I am looking at you Rilke, Goethe, Tucholsky - but it also has plenty of words that express one precise feeling that don't exist in any other language.
I mean the times I have tried to explain the concept of "Fremdschämen" to a non-native speaker - you would NOT believe!
So here's a collection of the coolest / smartest / funniest / fiercest German words. Now eat that English language!
day I had a revelation. Every now and then this happens, as avid readers will
another big ugly cry on public transport about a guy, I realised that I am a moron.
that I have spent 1/100th of my life being upset about a guy, who
most probably isn’t upset about me. 1/100th!!! Now let THAT sink in.
And then I thought – this has to stop. Life is too precious. Life is too
beautiful. And also I am scared to calculate the OVERALL number of time I have
wasted being upset about guys…
So I made a
mental list of things to do instead of wasting time on a time-wasting guy.
1.Read a good book.
2.Call your friends.
3.Buy / make presents for people that
care about you.
4.Do voluntary work.
5.Dance as if no one is watching.
6.Talk to strangers.
7.Go eat ice-cream.
8.Do your nails in all colours of the
9.Practise self-love rituals. Whatever
turns you on right :)
10.Work on your issues. Together.
Alone. It don’t matter.