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


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