anger

How to ‘deal with’ your emotions

Since my recent post about anger, I have had quite a few responses from people thanking me but also asking me for ways to deal with anger and other emotions on a daily basis. Let me get one thing straight before we dive into that. Emotions serve a purpose. Avoiding them or repressing them only makes them (and your life) worse. Unfortunately we are often not taught how to deal with emotions. On the contrary, we are often told that being angry is not good and that there is no time or place for sad [...]

2018-03-20T12:56:40+00:00March 23rd, 2018|

Angry? Me? No way!

I have recently written about being spiritual, which for me is more about energy than woo-woo stuff - cause I'm a down to earth kinda girl! Lately I'm getting all kinds of connected to my body though and I want to talk about it a little more. After my first Reiki sessions with my talented friend, I also did a few Shiatsu sessions and I must say those added yet another layer to my journey! The body talks! And a serious and talented practitioner knows how to listen and undo any blocks. Wowzer! I w [...]

2018-02-27T09:46:56+00:00March 2nd, 2018|

Everything happens FOR you, not TO you

Sometimes life throws you curve balls. One day you are full of energy, enthusiasm and creativity to set up a new project, a business, a new piece of art and the next day you are thrown back by something like: creative block: you can't seem to 'find' the next chapter of your book lack of inspiration: you want to paint but have no idea what negative criticism: people judge your work badly which makes you angry and want to stop a change of plan: what you had in mind is not possible for some reason [...]

2017-11-30T11:50:11+00:00December 8th, 2017|

Forgiveness

Forgiveness One year, my Word of the Year was 'LIGHT' because I wanted to feel lighter, get rid of stuff. Looking at the year in retrospect, I wasn't very successful at it :-) Yes, I eliminated material stuff when I moved, I decluttered my house before I moved, I had gotten rid of activities that were not filling me. But I still did not feel very 'light'. And I realized that there is a necessary step before seeing the light and being lighter. It's releasing things. Setting them free. Or else you [...]

2017-05-15T11:10:52+00:00May 19th, 2017|