As a woman, the word ‘cycle’ conjures up one pretty specific cycle that we go through about once a month. But there are many other cycles that govern our lives as well, even though we are prone to seeing time as being linear. Maybe it’s time for an update on time…
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100 Ordinary Things That Make This Life Extraordinary
Our lives don’t need to be grand, glamorous or adventurous to be extraordinary. There are plenty of ordinary things that make life absolutely amazing!
Decisions: How to Approach Them and How to Finalize Them (Must You Really?)
When we are faced with big decisions in our lives, it can be almost paralyzing. The following lessons I learned from a friend/coach and my therapist have greatly reduced my decision stress. Maybe they work for you, too.
Everyone Has a Control Freak Inside of Them
We all have a bit of a control freak inside of us. It just takes the right circumstances for our brain to shift to that mode, and then the result is often outside of our control as well, at least outside of our deliberate choices…
Meanderings of the Mind While Walking Through a Graveyard (Includes Photographs)
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 and its Inevitable Symbolic Meanings
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?
The Stuff We Never Get Round To…
Some things we seem to put off for no apparent reason. It’s like they slip our mind over and over again, and yet, we also keep running into them. Confusing? Yeah, I thought so.
Some Seasons Take a Little Longer – How Nature Adjusts
Somehow the plants around us seemed to adjust to a wet summer much better than we did. What can we learn from them?
When In Doubt…Take the Scenic Route (And 5 Examples of How to Do That)
In life, we can often choose between the efficient way or the scenic route. This is a plea for the latter, with reasons why and some examples how.
“I can’t find my passion!” – on Living a Patchwork Life
Do you know exactly what your one true passion in life is? Do you feel like your life will be incomplete until you’ve found it? Perhaps you don’t really need that one true calling…