Katja Laurien

Inspiring your spiritual journey

Empower yourself by taking responsibility

6. August 2017 • Katja Laurien

Healing comes from taking responsibility: to realize that it is you - and no one else - that creates your thoughts, your feelings, your actions. — Peter Shepherd Are you trying to say that I am responsible for my own pain? Yes, that is exactly what I am trying to say. You are the only one that can hurt yourself. This is the bittersweet truth… Some people won’t be happy with this message and will feel attacked.

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My secret to happiness: Forgiveness…

2. July 2017 • Katja Laurien

In my previous post I already pointed out the importance of forgiveness. But this topic definitely deserves more attention. Therefore, I decided to write an entire post about it. In this post I do not only want to emphasize that forgiveness is important, but also why it is important and how it is best done. I will start by telling you what forgiveness is in my opinion. What is forgiveness? Simply accepting someones apology is not enough.

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How I Befriended My Inner Critic

4. June 2017 • Katja Laurien

Let’s start with a short description of myself: I am loud, talk incessantly, I am hyperactive, impulsive, spacey, impatient, bossy and if complaining were an Olympic discipline, I’d be winning. These are all character traits most people (including myself) are not very proud of. In the past few months, I started to notice how these traits are getting more and more in my way. I have tried to find ways how to deal with them, without judging myself for it.

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What to do in Oaxaca, Mexico

14. May 2017 • Katja Laurien

Oaxaca was not part of my initial travel itinerary. But due to the busy Semana Santa (Easter week), I had to change my plans. Picking a new destination was not very difficult. I had heard a lot about Oaxacas laid back atmosphere and beautiful architecture. Somewhat spontaneous, I booked a ticket and without any preparation, I dove into the colorful city. Oaxaca City Oaxaca is a relatively small city with a beautiful historic center, colorful houses and majestic cathedrals.

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Mexico’s Beach Paradise Baja California

5. May 2017 • Katja Laurien

It’s time for my first travel post and I am so happy to kick off with this beautiful destination: Baja California Sur in Mexico. Two months before I set foot on Mexican ground, I didn’t even have a clue I would end up in this paradise. I had no idea I would go to Mexico and I didn’t even know Baja existed. It must have been destiny that brought me here and I couldn’t be more grateful!

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Lovingly mending a broken heart

2. April 2017 • Katja Laurien

Never be sad for what is over, just be glad that it was once yours. If you truly love someone you have to let them go and be happy for them, no matter what. Because true love will never cage something. Almost everyone has suffered at least once from a broken heart. Some people suffer from it constantly. Others quickly look out for a new partner to fix the damage.

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