The Egg is a symbol of fertility, of Easter and the first step to an omelette. But we also all come from an egg (be it a tiny one) and perhaps are like them in many ways, still.
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…
Stormy weather has a way of pushing the pause button: schools close, we stay inside and keep windows and doors shut. How does our behaviour during an actual storm match what we do during a figurative storm? And what happens after?
Energy is a tricky thing. We all have it, heck, we’re even made of it. And yet, sometimes it feels like it’s left us completely. But is that even possible?
A walk through the forest leads me, step by step, to a form of radical gratitude that helps me be where I am.
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…
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?
Singing is great fun, but did you know it also has proven health benefits?
I love writing and sharing what I write. But poetry does something very different for me. It’s a short-cut to my deepest self. This is how it works for me.
Many of us have princples that guide our lives, ideals that we’ve translated into practical habits to reflect who we want to be. But sometimes, those principles are too hard to uphold, or conflict with one another, or somehow don’t really seem to mirror that initial ideal. Is it alright not to live according to your own principles for a while?