Dopamine-Detox-Day

Alright, it’s the morning after and the first thing I’m doing is writing this post (okay, full dislosure: after having a cup of coffee and checking whatsapp, messenger and instagram…) Yesterday I did a dopamine detox day as advertised in this video (that also featured in my previous post “Your drug of choice.” Since thisContinue reading “Dopamine-Detox-Day”

Real Self-Care

No self-help book these days is complete without a mention of self-care. If you want to care for others, you have to care for yourself too. You can’t pour from an empty cup, you can’t give if there’s nothing to give, yadayadayada. You get the picture, self-care is hot! And rightfully so, to be honest.Continue reading “Real Self-Care”

What Is Your Home Base?

Written by: Jorinde BerbenImage credit: Kathleen Demey of fotodeka.be So you’re in a space where you’re stressed out, uneasy, don’t really know what you’re doing with your life or where you’re going… It’s not a single space either, it’s a feeling that pops up regularly, in my case. A little more often than I’d wantContinue reading “What Is Your Home Base?”

Your Drug of Choice

Written by: Jorinde BerbenImage credit: pexels.com Everyone has a drug of choice. Everyone. Yes, you too. And, oh hell yes, me third. What do drugs do? I’m not a medical doctor, but I’ve come to understand that they are foremost a way to avoid bad feelings. Using drugs is an escape route from feeling crappyContinue reading “Your Drug of Choice”

What’s the meaning of all this?

Written by: Jorinde BerbenImage credit: pexels.com This is my first post on this brand-new blog. It’s a filler, really, to make sure there’s a first post before I head into the serious stuff. If I dive right into some heavy introspection, I might scare you off, or I might come across as some sort ofContinue reading “What’s the meaning of all this?”