Using all your senses

When was the last time you really stopped to smell something? Freshly cut grass. Your boy’s hair. Freshly made bread. How about your last touch? The warm hug of a friend. The soft velvety flow of that scarf in the shop. Your cat’s fluffy hair just behind her ears. And have you heard the birds sing good morning to you lately? Or the trickle of the little stream behind your house? Or the breathing of your kid sleeping in his bed? We seem to use our eyes so much that we sometimes forget we have oth [...]

2018-11-22T20:20:17+02:00August 10th, 2018|

The power of slowing down

Ask anyone around you how they are, and a likely answer is 'Busy!'. Right? Everyone (ourselves included) seems to be always running: from one thought to the next, one meeting to another, from picking up the kids to getting groceries. Too much to do, no time to slow down or stand still. While you are running around like this, usually some things happen: you loose your keys, you stub your toe, you mix up appointments, you forget an important thing, something doesn't go like you thought it would. D [...]

2018-11-22T19:19:18+02:00May 11th, 2018|

6 ways to give yourself a happiness boost

Sometimes happiness seems something to strive for, to try and catch, like a fish, the end of a journey. The secret is of course to find happiness along the journey. Of course that is not always easy. There are so many things happening every day that can make us go totally crazy. Sometimes it only takes 5 minutes and your day has totally gone down the drain. Smart, meditative gurus say that you can't always change a situation, but you can always change the way you look at it. Because when it come [...]

2019-01-09T11:22:03+02:00March 17th, 2017|