“Stop being the nice girl, be real!”

With these words a friend I felt quite close to stepped out of my life. There were painful things that had happened on both sides leading up to this moment, but until then I had felt there was somehow a way back. After the e-mail that ended with the words above, it was clear thatContinue reading ““Stop being the nice girl, be real!””

How do you ask for help?

Seriously, I’m asking you, because I’ve struggled with this my entire life. This struggle has led me to a place where I believe many of my friends don’t think I want help, let alone need help. I act as if I can do it all on my own, as if I’m super strong and handlingContinue reading “How do you ask for help?”

But how do you FEEL?

Chances are you know someone in your life that LOVES this question. That will ask about your feelings at any given moment and expects an in-depth explanation of the complex range of emotions you are going through at that time. If you don’t know a person like that, you might BE that person. There areContinue reading “But how do you FEEL?”

When Someone’s Angry With Me…

Written by: Jorinde BerbenImage credit: pikrepo.com … it completely hijacks my brain. I feel like I have very little control over the automatic programs that start running through my body. First of all, yes, I realise this is the second post I’ve written about anger in a week’s time. It should give you a clueContinue reading “When Someone’s Angry With Me…”

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?”