The Happiness Index in Bhutan – Why Happiness matters – Part 2

By |2021-03-22T06:52:54+01:00March 21st, 2021|Gross National Happiness, Transformational Leadership, Travellogue|

What is this, the Happiness Index measured in Bhutan? This post had been published initially in a travel report about a visit to Bhutan in March 2020. Part 2 of my travel-blog for the special occasion of the Global Happiness Day March 20.

Fear transforms into humility – Chapter 3 of my Lockdown memory 2019 – Day 16

By |2021-06-01T17:23:00+02:00December 16th, 2020|Resilience, Transformation and Advent, Travellogue|

I only know that I have never in my life felt such intense FEAR and at the same time such deeply rooted COURAGE as I did in the back seat of the taxi at the roadblock. The hospitality and loving kindness of the Hindu master reinforce the echo of courage - and I understood what humility means: to endure fear and to understand for the first time physically and mentally what a perfidious driver of fear is the division and oppression of minorities in a society

My first experience in a lockdown in Dezember 2019 Chapter 2 – Day 15

By |2021-03-21T13:18:04+01:00December 16th, 2020|Transformation and Advent, Travellogue|

So I was in Guwahati, in the midst of a curfew and an invisible threat - it was one o'clock at noon. I only knew that there had been violent riots the day before. From my travels to Bhutan, I had a very diffuse image of rebels who have been marauding in the jungle on the border between Bhutan and Assam for more than 20 years with arbitrary violence and anarchic sentiments. At the time, I didn't know that the initiators of the current demonstrations were students and intellectuals.

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