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Do you listen to your body?

Does your day always go according to you plan? Usually not right? We get interrupted constantly and things happen that we had not foreseen. You're at work and your boss asks you to do an urgent presentation. You put your normal work aside and are confident you can get this finished within the limited time. But then the school calls that your kid is sick and needs to be picked up. All of a sudden, what started as a peaceful day, becomes hectic and unmanageable. Sound familiar? Let me ask another [...]

2019-07-02T08:17:03+02:00July 5th, 2019|

Time to feel

The other day I was reading a very good fiction book (The last anniversary by Liane Moriarty) and in one of the chapters, one of the characters recently had a baby. When her husband goes back to work after two weeks at home, she can’t seem to think or feel straight. Everything seems overwhelming, everything seems to take a superhuman effort. And yes, it may be due to the lack of sleep one has a new parent, but chemically, hormonally things were upset in her body. She mentions at some point that [...]

2019-04-30T08:01:37+02:00May 3rd, 2019|

9 ways to stay healthy and happy

At the beginning of each year, people always start with the same kind of resolutions. exercise more eat healthily drink less alcohol ... If you've followed me for some time, you know I don't believe in New Year's resolutions but choose a Word of the Year instead. Besides the word of the year, the secret to a happy and healthy life are your daily habits. They may be small habits, but they can alter your life tremendously. So below are few simple tips to stay (or become) happy and healthy. • Eat [...]

2018-12-18T09:39:58+02:00December 28th, 2018|

Are you being eaten by energy vampires?

It seems that lately, all I talk about is energy. I held a workshop on it recently. I wrote a blog post about it last year. My friends and clients all seem to be lacking energy. I myself have slowed down a lot this year and made sure I got enough rest. And yet... We are still tired, tuckered out, stressed, energy-less. How come? Besides all of the above (awareness, stress, slowing down, resting etc) I believe there is one other big enemy: Energy vampires (as my friend Nicole calls them). We were [...]

2018-11-29T18:19:22+02:00June 15th, 2018|

Do you get enough rest?

I have been tired a lot lately. Now this is quite normal at the beginning of spring what with the season changing and all. But I have been tired more than usual. Or maybe I have only been feeling like that because I am actually stopping and resting? Chicken and egg, right? But it is true. In the past, whenever I was tired, I would usually shrug it off. Too much to do, too little time. You can sleep when you're dead...and so on. So I would push on, do the project, go to the dinner, see the show, [...]

2018-11-22T19:20:33+02:00April 13th, 2018|