Good Habits, Why Would You Want Them…?

Do your toes curl whenever people say you need to create good habits? Do you already feel failure lurking around the corner when you want to change your lifestyle into a healthy lifestyle? Let’s have a look at habits and when you need them and when not. First of all:...

Which Thoughts Are You Feeding?

We all have like 50 to 80 000 thoughts each day. That means it is really important to choose which thoughts we want to feed and which not. Feeding thoughts? How can I feed, or not feed, thoughts? Thoughts pop up. Things trigger thoughts to come up. So, the fact of...

What Is Minimalism to You?

When I am talking about minimalism, I very often get reactions from people who belief that minimalism means living like a stoic monk, void of all pleasures in life, or who think you need to live in a house with one chair, one table and one plant, to be a minimalist. I...

Talking, Talking, and More Talking, …

I would like to talk about talking. Is it relaxing? Is it stressful? Is it interesting? Is it helpful? Is it wasting time? … As I am always trying to be very conscious about what is giving me energy and what is draining me, I would like us to think for a moment about...

Help is the sunny side of control.

“Help is the Sunny Side of Control” When I heard Courtney* quote Anne Lamott yesterday, it really got me mulching over it for a while. Let’s ponder this thought together here. Helping people. That’s a good thing, right? Hmmm, do we dare to look very honestly at what...

LESS means: Space, Freedom, Energy, Joy!

If you apply ‘less’ in your life, you’ll feel your energy level, your level of joy rising. Let’s find out how this works. We all love to go on holiday, we all love this feeling of freedom, of not having endless to-do lists. It’s even in the word vacation: it’s derived...