Recede

2022-12-31T12:03:14+02:00November 27th, 2022|

RECEDE A weed grows in my garden nothing else just a weed It looks pretty in the morning fairy like almost freed It shows me where I haven’t tended neglected not paid heed It grows despite my indifference unnurtured what if I concede? I walk over and stand next to it grateful for its seed The garden is not lost I can let it grow if I recede [...]

Not knowing

2022-11-13T11:03:09+02:00November 13th, 2022|

We like to have a certain control over our lives. That’s why we plan, make to do lists, create projects. Everything in our society is set to reduce uncertainty. The pandemic brought a certain shift in that. We realised that control is really very flimsy and that we have no grip at all on anything. Slowing down, waiting, not knowing, postponing, patience. These don’t sit well in our busy and fast paced lives. But worrying, pushing and pulling and controlling do not prevent chaos and disaster. Ev [...]

Your Circle of Self- Care

2022-04-30T19:33:22+02:00July 2nd, 2021|

Remember that I introduced you to the Life Wheel a while back? It's a worksheet that helps you identify where you stand in all areas of life and where you might need some work. If not, you can download it here. Today I want to introduce you to a different kind of wheel: the Circle of Self-Care. Your circle of self-care is basically the foundation of your life. The different elements all contribute to your happiness, balance and overall wellbeing. There are different slices to the Self-care pie: [...]

Getting REAL: Women and Midlife Crisis

2021-04-16T09:46:07+02:00April 16th, 2021|

40 is a big number for many women I meet. It means they have just hit about the middle of their life. It means the biological clock is about to stop ticking for good. It means that either her kids just entered primary school or just left school and home for good. It means being together with the same man for a long time and wondering where the spark is. Or it means just being left by a man, living alone with the kids and worrying about, well just about everything... Or it means not having a man [...]

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