RETHINKING DECISIONS: WHY IT’S OK TO CHANGE YOUR MIND

I messed up. I didn't think. I just came up with something and did it. Sounds familiar? Of course it does, you're human! A while ago, I wrote something about the new direction I wanted to take with my website. I'd been reading and writing more Dutch and thought it was a brilliant idea to…

NO MOUNTAIN HIDES THE MOON: WHEN A 15TH CENTURY ZEN MASTER COMES TO THE RESCUE

I just couldn't write. The frustration inside me grew larger as the text cursor kept prompting me to fill the empty page with words. Not a single word came to mind. It's been over a week since I've gotten back from walking the West Highland Way and I've had such a great time! Since I'd…

ON LETTING GO AND CREATING SPACE FOR THAT PRETTY INCREDIBLE SELF

The past weeks I was feeling rather stuck. Although I planned a ton of exciting new adventures, I couldn't get myself to undertake any of them. I felt overwhelmed by the tiniest things and was completely drained after a day of work. It was as if my body was telling me "Sorry love, there is…

WHY GIVING FEELS GREAT (AND HOW YOU CAN GIVE A LITTLE BIT EVERY DAY)

I was reading a magazine when my eye caught the word "give". Give. An extremely simple word with a very extensive meaning. The word had such impact on me, I decided to dedicate my week to it. It would be a week centered around giving and in this post I'll tell you what it taught…

BOUNCING BACK FROM A FRENZY OF FESTIVITY

December and January always seem to get to me. After Christmas, I get myself together to go all out on New Year's Eve and then, still slightly broken from a cracking party, I gather my final strengths to celebrate my birthday on the fifth. Yes, I absolutely love eating delicious food, being around amazing people and,…