How about celebrating singles?

As we are entering wedding season in this part of the world I feel the evident discrepancies in how couplehood is viewed by society versus singlehood. While planning (yet another) bachelorette party I found myself feeling rather annoyed and reluctant. At first I couldn’t put my finger on why I was dragging my feet with …

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Why involuntary singles should retreat from the dating scene

In the last post I describe three types of singles, two of these are the inbetweener and  involuntary single (don't know these terms? Read "Three types of single, which one are you?" ). My number one advice for every involuntary single is to take themselves out of the dating market and not return until they’re …

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Get bleepin angry-what do to when you’re angry (part 2/2)

In the previous post I touched on unhealthy approaches in regards to anger instead of the “abc” way which is my own simplified explanation of the underlying intention of and potent responses to, our emotions. If you haven’t read about it or need a reminder check out "Get bleepin angry (part1/2)". Now I’ll focus on …

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Get bleepin angry (part 1/2)

I’m a huge advocate of accepting and having a dialogue with our emotions. At the core I believe the purpose of each emotion is to a) deliver a message and b) be experienced physically in the body. These steps aren’t necessarily chronical but simultaneous. For a set of emotions there’s a third crucial aspect which is …

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How writing letters opens the door for time travel and healing

There are a multitude of rituals and exercises one can undergo in the quest for getting in touch and deepening the relationship with oneself. What I especially find fascinating is when a process allows for an  interaction between  seemingly “split” aspects of the persona. These sorts of internal communications can evoke healing and self comprehension. …

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Speed traveling: Byron Bay- Sydney- Adelaide- Cairns- Adelaide in 8 days!

Day 1: Byron Bay to Sydney The day after my decision to go to Adelaide was made  I “accidently” crossed paths with a free spirited woman living in her van and ended up joining her all the way down to Sydney. We departed at 06 a.m from Byron Bay and picked up a french guy …

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Are you “understanding” to avoid confronting?

Most would agree that each time we are mistreated or a boundary is crossed by someone we feel an inner tension or stress. This internal imbalance automatically generates a seeking for relief. We desire to return to our emotional neutral point again. One direct approach to accomplish this is through expressing how we feel to …

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Get out your measuring stick! Let’s figure out your personal growth

A while back I wrote a text called “That one issue”. To recap, every single one of us has (at least) one area in life where reoccurring struggles seem to emerge. The issue can be related to health, friendship, work, finances, personal relationships etc. Characteristics of “that one issue” are the progressive mini steps in the …

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