- Labels and being real.
Yesterday I was in a boutique, and the saleslady’s behaviour made me realize again how easily we label people – in this case by the labels they wear! I remember when my children were teenagers, how important it was to wear the right brands. And suddenly it struck me again what a challenge it is to be authentic in this day and age. I get it that we have to categorize people sometimes to make … read more
- How to be responsible for your own happiness in a relationship
Part of my work as Marriage counselor, relationship – and life coach is to read as much as I can. The following pointers is a result of my reading. I want to give credit to all the wise people whose books and articles have helped me to become the person I am, and still inspire me to grow. Here are some pointers to having the relationship you deserve: Don’t be a fix-it person, be a … read more
- Who are you when no-one’s looking?
When you were born, you had the potential to become anybody. When you were a small child, the world belonged to you. You were courageous, adventurous, open and flexible. When you failed, you tried again and again…until you succeeded. But you were also exposed to your parents’ fears, their beliefs and values. As you got older you experienced rejection, judgement, disapproval and limitations. You started to believe that you were not perfect, that you had … read more