Written by: Jorinde BerbenImage credit: pxfuel.com Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. Mahatma Gandhi I’m very fortunate to have true friends. Friends who tell you the truth, even if (they think) you won’t want to hear it, or it makes them uncomfortable saying it.There are also friends who read my blog, andContinue reading “The Beliefs That Shape Our Lives”
Which role has sex played in your life thus far? And where did you learn what you know about sex and love? Perhaps it’s time to shed some light on those early lessons we learn.
Do you know that feeling of true happiness and how it eludes us in the most amazing moments? I try to find out why that is.
Written by: Jorinde BerbenImage credit: Kathleen Demey I have quite an average body. I’m at a healthy weight, but not super athletic. I have cellulite, and starting arm flabs, and if you’d asked me a year ago, I would’ve probably said ‘yes’ to a free boob-job if there was no risk involved. Like many women,Continue reading “How I learned to love my body”
Written by: Jorinde BerbenImage credit: André Berben (happy Father’s Day!) Today is my 35th birthday. Somehow it doesn’t feel like ‘just a number’. In many statistics, I enter a new bracket, and in many ways it feels like I’m entering a new phase of my life as well. My youngest turned 6 this year, soContinue reading “35 lessons I learned in 35 years on this Earth”
What does it mean to grow up with white privilige? To live with it every day? To pass it on to your children? And how do you know you benefit from it, whether you want to or not?
Why is it so hard to show yourself, as you truly are? What does that fear of vulnerability lead to in your life? And is it possible to move beyond it?
Image credit: Skeptical CatCopyright text: Jorinde Berben There’s a question that is both simple in its form and endless in its answers. It leads to opening up your mind to understand, instead of closing it off to judge. The question I’m, of course, talking about is ‘Why?’ ‘Why?’ is a very powerful question. I firstContinue reading “The most important question you’ll ever ask…”