Trauma recovery is kind of my thing. So when a recent trauma threw me, I thought bouncing back would be no biggie. Continue reading Falling back into trauma
I don’t miss much from the country I grew up in. I’m only missing the space between the notable events and people. Continue reading Disappointing my younger self or growing into future me?
I was thinking about the cycle of suffering we go through, blaming our behaviour on our childhood. Can a little thought experiment free us from resentment? Continue reading What if we DID choose our parents?
No matter our self-growth, once our ego gets triggered it’s hard to see the bigger picture. Here’s a trick to quickly disengage! Continue reading My secret tip to DEACTIVATE your ego!
By my mother’s own accord, I raised her. The mother-daughter dynamic became reversed, but why? Continue reading Emotional incest: when children raise their parents
My friend looks relieved as he recounts his drama-filled days.“I used to say to my wife ‘we cannot have things too nice because they always go wrong‘.I do not think like that anymore. My days are quiet now, peaceful.”I too … Continue reading One self-imposed crisis after another
As a childless gal, I wouldn’t dare to make this statement myself.
Do people have children when they want to be unconditionally loved? Continue reading Desire to parent means wanting to BE parented
There’s many asking whether to cut off friendships, break up or limit communication. Why do we rely so much on external validation to follow our heart? Continue reading Is it okay to…? or Trust your intuition!
This is the mantra of shame researcher Brené Brown. What is the difference between getting it right and being right, and what does it have to do with shame? Continue reading Here to GET it right, not BE right
When wrong has been done to us, strangely we have a tendency to hold on to anger. It can feel like taking back power, but here are some tips to let go. Continue reading Practical tips to lighten your heart off anger