Free yourself from the need to be right

You’re in the middle of a heated discussion, your heart is pounding, your throat is constricted and you can feel the steam coming of your head. If you’re not familiar with this situation, no need to read any further. To me this situation is maybe a bit too familiar. By nature, I am a very …

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Why I can’t wait to be 50! – My perspective on aging

Today I want to share a short, but very important idea with you. Today’s topic is my view on aging. Generally, this topic is approached in a rather negative way. Aging means losing your youthfulness which equals becoming ugly, fat, incapable, slow etc. To a certain extent this might be true. Indeed, our bodies change …

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How to get organized in 4 steps

You might wonder what a post about organization is doing in a spiritual blog. Just continue reading and you will soon understand…;) But before I start, I would like to give you a small introduction to my relationship with being (un)organized: As a child, teenager and young adult I was horribly messy and unorganized. My …

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Empower yourself by taking responsibility

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 …

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My secret to happiness: Forgiveness…

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. …

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How I befriended my inner critic

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 …

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What to do in Oaxaca, Mexico

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 Oaxaca’s laid back atmosphere and beautiful architecture. Somewhat spontaneous, I booked a ticket and without any preparation, …

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