Discover your Human Design

I’m always open and curious to seek out different teachings hoping it will add to the understanding of myself and others. Alternative doctrines such as astrology, numerology and Ayurveda are only few which have peaked my interest. Although  theories viewed as “alternative” don't hold the same status as scientific information in today's world, there can …

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Using a rubber band to snap back to reality!

Have you ever found yourself in a mental loop? Excessively thinking about something with no resolution? You might be fixating on something which happened in the past or potentially might or might not  in the future. Or perhaps you fill your head with endless negative self chatter? How about repeated trails of thought that keep …

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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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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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6 unconventional ways to soothe anxiety

The definition of anxiety according to Cambridge dictionary is: “An uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future”. All of us experience the unsettling emotion of anxiety at some point. As one who’s had more than my fair share of this type of distress, I can …

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When you’re triggered as f**k

(Related to the post “Let the trigger game begin!”)  I’m guilty of using the words triggered, trauma and emotional wound interchangeably although not being synonymous. For starters, here is my interpretation of the slight distinction between the three. A trauma occurs at the initial incident where severe emotional pain, that’s too much to handle, is inflicted. …

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Let the trigger game begin!

In the previous post (Happy birthday to me (traveling solo and breaking old patterns)) I mentioned three themes that surfaced during my time in Australia. I thought we’d play a game of mix and match. You have to guess which of the themes powerlessness (a), rejection (b) or abandonment (c) goes with (or got set …

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Traveling solo and my anxiety

Diverging from my old beaten life track and turn in the direction of travel and discovery has been the ultimate decision. Having the luxury expanding my sense of freedom certainly has given grounds for both gratitude and pride. The perks of travelling blended with trifles like culture clashes, language barriers and constantly getting astray, has …

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