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”
Monthly Archives: Jun 2020
On Sex and Love
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.
Why is it so hard to be happy?
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.
How I learned to love my body
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”
35 lessons I learned in 35 years on this Earth
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”
Living with White Privilige
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?
The Courage to Show Yourself
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?
The most important question you’ll ever ask…
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…”