Everyone deals with extreme stress in a different way. There is no right or wrong. During the “circuit breaker” period I have seen that those people who have a steady job/cashflow or could move in with family members to save costs tend to enjoy the confinement more than the average person. Same goes for business owners or freelancers who managed to fully jump on their online business and took that to the next level. Well done! Read more “Has the confinement left an unhealthy mark on me or a loved one?”
Have you ever wondered what made you the person you are today or what influence your family’s story had on your life story? Our view on the world as grown-ups is not just defined by what we experienced as children or young adults, but also what happened before we were even born.
It matters what happened to our mothers while they were pregnant with us, how they perceived their pregnancy, and what emotions they felt. If a traumatised body experiences the sensation of feeling calm and safe, the body can find again its balance and deep healing can occur.
Covid-19 has been affecting our everyday life over the past weeks and months. Many of us have been experiencing self-isolation or have a loved one who is currently going through it. Coming from a naturopath’s and psychological perspective, I am sharing some inspiration and own experimental advice on how to deal with the anxiety, poor sleep, and tension. Read more “Living In (Self-) Isolation”
Trying to “manage” emotions is difficult for most of us. Why? Because emotions want to be felt and processed, not ignored. At work our emotions get triggered when our buttons are pushed. If we try to control or manage them, they easily turn into a toxic “something” that develops a life by its own. Emotions want to be looked at. They want to be felt – even though they are unpleasant! Here some background information about what is going on and why some people or situations might trigger you.Read more “More Success At Work Through Processing Your Emotional Past”
We often think that it’s the big goals in life that will make us happy – such as a promotion, more money, less weight, a bigger home, a vacation or a new relationship. Often we find ourselves frustrated working on these goals, and if we finally reach one of them we nevertheless tend to feel empty again soon after.Read more “8 Ways To Start Feeling Happy Again”
Being exposed to chronic stress is one of the biggest, underestimated, long-term threats to our physical and mental health.Read more “The Underestimated Danger of Chronic Stress”
Self-love is fundamental in developing good health – both physically and mentally. How we feel is impacted by many aspects, not just our physical health, but more importantly, how we feel about ourselves. You can be in great, physically beautiful shape, but still feel ugly, lonely, and miserable.Read more “Better Relationships & More Happiness Through Self-Love”
Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.Read more “While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey”