Not too long ago I heard the phrase 'shadow belief' for the very first time. It immediately resonated with me, and I couldn't believe that I had never had the realisation that I have these beliefs nor had I taken the time to investigate what they are for me personally. The term 'shadow belief' has… Continue reading Uncovering my shadow beliefs
I'm in the early stages of being mindful. I spend less time meditating than I would like, and I like it less than it deserves. Sometimes that is. Sometimes I truly do enjoy it, and one great benefit I am getting from it is not so much in the meditation itself, but in life. Don't… Continue reading To be or not to be in the moment
I find myself getting annoyed by colleagues, friends, family who say this: "Oh, you know, I'm just such a perfectionist". It seems that so many people wear this sentence like a badge of honor. I personally find it itchy, yet even for me it is a pitfall. And here's why. When people say that to… Continue reading It’s perfectly perfect not to be perfect
When I was pregnant for the third time, I was determined to handle things differently this time around. I was going to try to have a calm pregnancy, where amidst of family life and work, yoga and meditation would take center stage. And sure enough, this went pretty smooth. The fact that it went so… Continue reading #fail #tryagain
I've been doing yoga on and off for the past couple of years. During my last pregnancy, I really got into it again, only to now realise that I had not done the one thing that I said I would do. Take time. So I'm taking it back to the start. I want to be… Continue reading Yoga journey
Ik ben niet iemand die constant yoga predikt. Als je er klaar voor bent, staat yoga voor je klaar. Maar. Ik was laatst koffie aan het drinken met twee van mijn favo collega's, en bij het noemen van yoga hoorde ik eentje zeggen: "Ja, weet je, ik kan dat gewoon niet. Ik ben niet flexibel… Continue reading Strike a pose
De app die ik gebruik om te mediteren wist mij vandaag te vertellen dat ik er inmiddels precies 1000 minuten aan meditatie op heb zitten. Voor mij een mooi moment om eens te reflecteren en na te denken of en wat meditatie me heeft opgeleverd. Voordat ik begin met mijn verhaal is met misschien goed… Continue reading Wat heeft meditatie mij opgeleverd?