Sadness seems hard, but it might just be the easy way out when it comes to dealing with what’s underneath.
Author Archives: Jorinde
What’s Stopping Me From Being a Writer?
I’ve always dreamt of being a writer, yet I’ve also always put that dream ‘on hold’ while other, more ‘urgent’ matters were handled first. Why did I do that? And what does Elizabeth Gilbert have to do with it?
“I don’t really enjoy spending time with my kids…” – Why That Is and 8 Tips to Get You Started
Do you find it hard to enjoy the time you have with your kids? Do you feel guilty when you look forward to their bed time or a day to yourself? You’re not alone, and I have some tips to help you out.
The Story I’m Telling Myself…
Which stories spontaneously pop up in your head when you’re faced with a difficult situation? What are they telling you, really?
What an Avoidant Attachment Style Feels Like and 5 Tips to Help You Heal
What does it ‘feel’ like to have fear of commitment? What does a dismissive avoidant attachment style looks like? And what are the steps to healing this?
How to Commit When You’re Afraid of Commitment
I’m a commitment-phobe learning to commit. In my own time, in my own way, with respect for my own feelings and the feelings of my partner. Curious what that looks like?
6 Ways to Deal With Rising Tension
Written by: Jorinde BerbenImage credit: http://www.pikist.com We’ve been on holiday with the whole family for about 5 days now. We’re in a house in the middle of nature. There are 14 of us in total: 8 adults and 6 children between the ages of 2 and 8. The past few days have been lovely. TheContinue reading “6 Ways to Deal With Rising Tension”
On Manhood, and the Part We Play As Women
What does a ‘real man’ look like? How does he act? And how do we, as women, play our parts in the culture of masculinity?
Expressing Your Expectations: Why It Matters So Much
Are you aware of what you expect from a situation? Or from other people? Or from yourself? Are you brave enough to tell others what your expectations are, and what happens when you don’t?
On Womanhood and Sisterhood
What does it mean to be a woman? Where does your femininity lie and how can we nurture it as women together? I feel like I’m just starting out on this new journey, and I am excited to discover what lies on the other side.