The REAL Me in Bullet Points…

  1. I love formatting Excel files.
  2. I like baking a lot more than I like cooking. And I tend to change every single ingredient, to make it “healthy”. Sometimes it even works.
  3. In 2011, thirty years after my brother invented the “Humheumel” at the age of three, I gave it a face. Now our whole family knows what it looks like: Meet the Humheumel It’s an animal that eats buildings and ships.
  4. I eat Nutella with a spoon.
  5. I do have a sense of humor, even though I’m German.
  6. I grew up in communism and didn’t believe in anything but myself until I was 34.
  7. Standing in front of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona was my first life- changing experience. Until the wall came down I thought I would never ever get to see it. Since then, I truly believe anything is possible.
  8. When I work, I usually look like this:
    Anja work computer
  9. My judgment on really good espresso is approved by Italians.
  10. I used to be the biggest Billy Idol fan.
  11. I’m not sure why I just said “used to”.
  12. I turned “spiritual” pretty much overnight the day my dad died. Life changing experience no #2.
  13. I’m a C/S on the DiSC personality type model.
  14. I’m a 5 on the Enneagram. Though sometimes I think I’m actually a 9 who was born in the body of a 5.
  15. My love languages are quality time and physical touch.
  16. Also when it comes to trees…Anja treehugger
  17. I studied Russian for eight years of my life and have forgotten everything.
  18. I once shook Karl Lagerfeld’s glove. (With him in it.)
  19. African drums mesmerize me.
  20. I’m a master “re-framer”. My friends usually accuse me of “trying to make everything mean something good!”
  21. Once a year I fast and do nothing for seven days here.
  22. If ever we speak, please remind me to drink more water. I might roll my eyes, but it’s for a good cause.
  23. Currently, the people I like to be influenced by most are Robert Holden and Matt Kahn.
  24. If I could bring only one book to a desert island, it would be the “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”.
  25. My favorite movie is Awakenings.
  26. I think Leonard Cohen has the most beautiful voice on the planet. Closely followed by Alan Rickman, of course.
  27. The only DVDs I own are the “Little House on the Prairie” series.
  28. My favorite number as a child was “hundredthousandmillionandeight”. Actually, it still is.
  29. I love Americana and Country music.
  30. I so wish that number 24 would say, “A Course In Miracles”.
  31. During a past life regression a few years ago, I ended up in between lives and found out who I REALLY am. Life changing experience no #3
  32. My bucket list still includes these items: go to Namibia, see the Northern Lights, have lunch with Kevin Spacey, ride a uni-cycle, sing a Melissa Etheridge song in an empty stadium, sell my blockbuster movie script to Steven Spielberg
  33. I like making lists. :)