What pushes you into survival mode? How can you tell when you’re in it? And how could you learn to get out of it?
It’s wonderful when young people put their hands and heads together to fight for social justice, the environment and their future. But idealism also has a dark side that we need to be wary of…
In the dark, little moments of joy can be the lights that help guide the way to a better tomorrow.
Is it better to ‘work on yourself’ before you go into a relationship? Or can you grow while being together? Here’s how I would answer that question from my own experience, with some influence from experts as well.
Adrenaline is a hormone that can give us access to our reserves of energy in emergency situations. Yet, when most of our lives end up feeling like an emergency, those reserves get depleted and the adrenaline becomes addictive.
When you avoid conflict, it has some immediate rewards: no conflict, you don’t have to deal with unpleasant emotions, etc. But there are also pretty bad negative effects that I want to dive into here…
We often think we have a pretty good idea of the future ahead based on our experiences of the past. But sometimes, that future becomes really unclear. How does that make us feel? And how can we respond?
We’re in a bit of a sleep-crisis in our Western culture. We have ideas and habits that actually prevent us from having a healthy attitude towards sleep. But sleep is a non-negotiable when it comes to our wellbeing.
Singing is great fun, but did you know it also has proven health benefits?
My friend asked me ‘how did it get this far?’ and I asked myself the same question. Not just for me, personally, but for a society as a whole as well, with so many dropping out due to burnout. What’s really going on here?