• Toxic Relationships
    Are you in a toxic relationship? Keeping a relationship good and healthy is hard work. As you get older, your life experiences may change the way you see things and drift you apart. You may find that … Read more
  • The power of words
    Look at yourself and admire how special you really are Quote from the poem of Menzis advertising Time to fall in love with yourself again Many of us measure our self-worth by the judgments of others or … Read more
  • The Small Things In Life
    When you are grieving, gratitude may not be the first thing that springs to mind. You feel angry at the world. Life is unfair! Why did this happen? Life will never be good again without that person, … Read more
  • How Thoughts Shape Our Lives – And How to Shape Your Thoughts
    What you think shapes your life. That’s because what you think shapes your behavior, which indirectly controls the way your life unfolds. If you think you’re unlucky for example, then not only will you not take any … Read more
  • 3 Powerful Tips To Help Manage Everyday Stress
    Oftentimes stress will manifest when we carry over yesterday’s concerns into our present day concerns. An accumulation will almost always end up in a high stress level. Therefore, we must be able to “dump” all of our … Read more
  • Losses that can cause grief
    What situations can cause grief? You can mourn a lot of situations and events and not only loss through death. Not everyone realizes that you can also mourn other events that have an impact on your life. … Read more
  • Why I choose to take a multidisciplinary approach
    Every person is unique How nice it would be, if dealing with loss had a step-by-step plan. A list of steps you can check off. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way. In addition, every person is unique. … Read more
  • All zoomed out?
    Here we go again, lockdown number… And again we are in lockdown. How does that impact you emotionally? Social isolation or lack of social contact, can make you feel: stressed depressed lonely You start to take less … Read more
  • Energy Boosters
    Lack of energy Fatigue and a lack of energy have been problems during my life. Burnout, grief and stress takes up a lot of energy from you and my auto-immune disorder is certainly not helping me either. … Read more
  • 9 Ways To Combat Fear
    Fear gets to the best of us, whether it is fear of failure, fear of success or even fear of fear. All of us have experienced fear at some point in our lives and it can be … Read more
  • When you lose faith in your body
    Cancer My mother has survived breast cancer twice. The first time she was diagnosed with cancer, my parents lived in Dubai. I had flown in from the Netherlands to spend Christmas there with my parents. When I … Read more
  • Elusive
    Feeling your emotions When a loved one dies, you die a little with them. Especially in the initial period it is almost impossible to feel joy. Every now and then we catch a glimpse of joy, thankful … Read more
  • What impact do animals have on our health
    World animal day Today is October the 4th. World Animal Day. The anniversary of the death of Francis of Assisi. Patron of the poor, the sick, nature and animals. Animals mean a lot to us. They can … Read more
  • When grief makes you ill
    The last five days before my father passed away, we as a family were all there to support him, and each other. It felt good, to all be together, but to see my father struggle and fight … Read more
  • Are you living your true life?
    “Some people say that they don’t really know what they are looking for in life. That could be, because instead of connecting with what they feel deep down inside, they lived their life according to the expectations … Read more
  • When the world around you crumbles
    When the ground beneath your feet disappears In 2019 I became a widow for the second time. I had been away for the weekend with a friend of mine and when I came home I found my … Read more