Do you find yourself buying stuff that just looks fantastic in the moment but loses its shine ones you bring it home? I get that impulse, but I’ve also found ways in my life to deal with it.
Labels are a dubble-edged sword: they can stigmatise and at the same time set you free. For me, it was the latter more so than the first…
We sometimes wish we didn’t feel the way we did, because it is painful, or because we feel that our feelings are inappropriate, that they are wrong. But is that even possible? Are some feelings ‘wrong’ to have?
Sometimes, a simple word can help open up a whole world. That’s what happened for me last week, when I received my own diagnosis. Pieces fell into place and I finally got the key to the toolbox I need.
An intense session at the therapist’s office lead me to a walk in the central cemetery of Bruges, the oldest one in the country. Here’s where my eyes and mind went in the mean time…
In as far as this war, and the ongoing wars around the world, haven’t left me speechless, this is what I want
For a few months during the depth of my depression, I held on to Dawson’s Creek like a bit of a lifeline. It helped me get through some things in a way I had not expected. Here’s how.
I’ve finally finished reading the last of the Harry Potter books to my children. It took us about a year. Over the months, I got to fall in love with them all over again, and saw my kids do the same. As a parent, I actually really liked the wisdom hidden in its pages.
Sometimes it feels like there are two people living inside my head, two people who want, do, and say completely different things. It can get really frustrating, so I decided to write it down.