Longing

Longing for ease. Longing for flow. For adventures on the go. Longing for confidence, competence, and congruence. Yet enjoying paradox, won’t be put in a box, want to be free like a fox. Longing for normality, tired of debility, yearning for capacity. Longing for variety, accessibility, more activity. Yearning for more energy. More curiosity, connectivity,…

What’s the opposite of FEAR?

Safety, trust, assurance? Faith, joy, confidence? Calmness, ease, contentment? Sure. But I’d say GRATITUDE Counter to intuition, opposites aren’t  contrary in every possible way, rather, they are the same in every way but one – they are on the opposite sides of a scale. Think about it. Rich and poor, for example, are both about…

Hello from the inside…

…reader. If you’re there. Still. I am waving to you from the vastness of my rich inner life. Smile… Looking forward to meeting you all again, however still not feeling truly ready to venture out into the real world – which in this context also includes social media. Life took me and my family on…

First impressions, self awareness, and judgement

Do you recognize the situation of cheerily walking down a street and when passing by a gloomy person, your mind goes: “What a grouch, doesn’t she realize how lovely life is?” Or another day, when you’re particularly happy with you’re outfit, you just don’t understand why some people don’t seem to care at all about…

Writer’s struggle

I recently bought a lovely Dutch magazine called Happinez. It was their first English issue and it was beautiful. Eagerly, I went to the last page of the magazine to find out when the next issue would be out. Nada. No information. So I went to their homepage. Nothing again. Rather frustrating, but hardly serious,…

Self Love

There is so much I want to do and create and facilitate. And protect and maintain, heal and develop. The all familiar GAP between who and where I am and who and where I want to be, is not getting smaller. However, it does feel like my capacity is. Getting smaller, that is. Paradoxically, and…