“We get hurt in relationships. And we heal in relationships.” We need human connection. We are wired to connect, and to be in community - to live in a community, rely on and support each other. We are feeling the best when we can help those who need it. Have you ever experienced that when… Continue reading What can we learn from our relationships
"Three things cannot long stay hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth."Buddha I let you in on a secret: When I write my posts I don’t really plan what I am going to write about and when. I have no schedule. I allow the space for anything that wants to come forward to come.… Continue reading Secrets and what’s behind them
During my family constellations training a lot of focus was placed on the phenomenological aspect of the work. Meaning, we need to notice the sensations in our body, get in touch with our feelings, rather than trying to have a rational explanation of what's going on. Following a gentle nudging I've been feeling for a… Continue reading An unexpected turn – Poem
Originally I wasn’t planning to post this month. For the past year I’ve posted something every month. When I decided to use this platform to share some of my thoughts I made a promise to myself that for a year I’ll share a post once a month. When the 12 months were over, I wasn’t… Continue reading Stop. Reflect. Appreciate. Carry on.
One day the Sun and the Wind decided to compare their power. Who is stronger. As they couldn’t decide the Sun suggested the following: “Let’s test it. Over there, there is a man wrapped up in his cloak. The one who can get the cloak off his shoulders will be named the stronger.” The Wind… Continue reading What happens when you choose a ‘warm approach’
On the margin of Valentine’s Day Perhaps love is the process of my leading you gently back to yourself. Not whom I want you to be, but to who you are.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry One of my favourite quotes. Many times we think that love is something superficial. That we need to start looking for the… Continue reading Love and freedom – Can I have them both?
A while ago somebody asked me what I thought about the following situation: Imagine that there is a forest. A big vast green forest. No human being is around. All of a sudden one of the trees falls down. What do you think? Does it make a noise? Does it make a noise even though… Continue reading Do you really need proof?
The following short poem by Portia Nelson got my attention when I heard Dr Wayne Dyer talking about our power to make different choices in one of his talks. Read it with an open heart and an open mind: “I walk down the street.There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.I fall in.I am lost...… Continue reading The Road never taken before – Embrace the unknown
aka Let your true potential shine The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry The Little Prince is one of the most wonderful stories ever written. I could have been 11 or 12 years old when I first read it. Back then I didn’t really understand its deeper meaning. It took me a few more readings and… Continue reading What lies beneath the surface?
or What happens when you open Pandora’s box The sunbeams were gently stroking my face. Slowly I started sensing my legs, my arms. Second, by second I was more aware of the rise and fall of my chest. My mind wasn’t fully aware of what was happening. I was in between worlds. That sweet stage… Continue reading How to live a more awaken life