Empathy is the ability to emotionally understand what other people feel, see things from their point of view, and imagine yourself in their place. Essentially, it is putting yourself in someone else’s position and feeling what they must be feeling. — verywellmind.com

Polarization is on the rise. If it’s about…


Right now, things are as usual going crazy. The pandemic thing is still on, people get forced to vaccinate, the energy prices rise, the whole supply chain is wrecked, shortages everywhere, inflation is rising, people are getting more divided by the day.. and the list goes on. …


Time is precious. Time is limited for a human life. So don’t waste it.

I for myself know how important time is, but even though I waste so much of it. Paradox. I consider myself a mentally and physically healthy person, but I have some bad habits which just let me waste to much time. As an example, I spend to many hours on…


What are the necessary and sufficient criteria of a sustainable, non-self-terminating, thriving, anti-fragile world that does obsolete the catastrophic and existential risks that are the cause of suffering, create higher qualities of life?

I’ve recently been listening to one Podcast from Future Thinkers with their special guest Daniel Schmachtenberger. Daniel is a philosopher and a social engineer, he focuses on complex systems, evolution of humanity, and global resource allocation planning and strategy.

Photo by Javier Allegue Barros on Unsplash

In this podcast he made some interesting statements about the future…


Set yourself some cycling goals. The road to achieve them is beautiful and fills you with joy and motivation. Seeing yourself constantly growing and improving your fitness definitely adds up to your happiness level.

Last year I fell in love with cycling and being outdoors in the great nature, so for this year I wanted to expand this a little further and now I wanna go for longer bikepacking trips and also do some events.

One of my goals is to accomplish the Carso…


You wanna ride your first Gran Fondo but don’t know how you should prepare and what you should eat during the ride, here are some tips for you.

Nutrition is one of the most important aspects of being a powerful cyclist. I had to learn this the hard way. On my first Gran Fondo, I bonked pretty hard due to wrong nutrition and it took me hours afterwards to recover. Since then I focused a lot of my…


4 Basic Questions you should consider when buying a bike

Spring is around the corner, birds are singing again, the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising. Now it’s time to get the right bike for your needs.

Gravel Bikes with some bags attached for longer touring.

Let’s get right into it, here are 4 basic questions you should consider (you may also get these questions 1–3…


Not only the pandemic has it’s first year anniversary, I also can celebrate my first year of riding my bike seriously. It was a year with up’s and down’s, from celebrating my first 100km ride to totally bonking. …


Cycling not only improves your physical fitness it also boosts your mental health and gives you different perspectives on life.

Most people here on medium don’t know me, so here’s a quick introduction: My name is Chris Perkles, I’m 27, live in Austria, Salzburg and as profession I have choosen photography and filmmaking, which is not the perfect job during a pandemic. With all the restricitions we have since March…


Eine Kommentar von Katharina Schöppl und Chris Perkles

  1. Einleitung

Seit Anfang des Jahres 2020 dominiert die sogenannte ‚Coronakrise‘ die nationale, als auch internationale Gesellschaft. Es vergeht kaum ein Tag, der keine neuen Schlagzeilen bezüglich der Pandemie in den österreichischen und internationalen Medien mit sich bringt, kaum ein Gespräch in dem…

Chris Perkles

CEO @ Skyline Medien GmbH, Filmmaker, photographer, communication studies & cycling

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