We all want to feel a sense of belonging. It’s part of our human nature. And we often try to feel it, by making ourselves fit in. But is that the right way to go about it?
I’ve been writing this blog for about 17 months in a language that is not my native tongue. Why did I choose it? What has this language brought me? And who have I become through using it?
I used to think certain pop stars were really arrogant, and flashy, and not dressed enough. I don’t really, anymore. They didn’t change, however, so what did?
Would you take your child to a therapist? How would you respond if you heard your child was different in some way? What would that entail?
I went to a Waldorf school for my first 16 years of schooling. These schools are quite out there when it comes to lesson content and curriculum, but I am really grateful for the way it shaped me, and here’s 10 reasons why.
What does it mean to be different? To stand out? How does it impact your life? What are the downsides, and are there any benefits?
When you’re confronted with a difficult moment, it calls on you to show who you really want to be. You show this, through your response. Not the one your emotions force you to make, but the deliberate one you decide on for yourself.
How are we formed as persons throughout our lives? Do we shape ourselves out of nothing or leave bits behind to reveal our true selves?
Did you know we are all of us a bit crazy? And that we all harbour strange contradictions within ourselves? What are yours? And why should you go looking for them?
Do people see you for who you really are? Is the image you present on the outside also the image you have of yourself? And how can you get those two images to match?