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?
I did not expect to cry watching Paris Hilton’s new documentary “This Is Paris”.
It did not just touch nostalgia, but also trauma. Continue reading Why you have more in common with Paris than you thought
Can I see others for who they truly are, or for who I want them to be?
Too often we equate dependency with love. Continue reading Addicted to love: Dependency in relationships
This year has been habit-breaking and habit-inducing at the same time.
Not only did I beat a decade old addiction, I have also built new routines of healthy self-soothing. Continue reading Is it routine or is it habit?
We talked about not relaxing with meditation, exercise being uncomfortable and finally getting tired of fidgety during yoga. Why is that and how can we help it? Continue reading Fidgety or yawning during yoga? Here’s why!
It’s a primal itch pushing us away from others: the reluctance of being relied upon. Continue reading Why we hate people depending on us – or boundaries 101
This month, I spearheaded the campaign to remove a predator from my social group.
Not only triggering, I am disheartened at how hard I’ve had to fight for this. Continue reading Not doing it for praise (and yet…)
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
What if under our idea of self there is a hard line, an abyss we ignore? Once we have encountered trauma, this line is often hard to bypass. Continue reading The lines we draw in us after pain
Humans today are born into a stressful and trauma-prone environment, forced to deny their true nature. Here are 4 tips to lead happier, healthier lives. Continue reading Stressed and burned out? 4 tips to heal your soul