Mindfulness articles related to improving the relationships in your life

Presence 2.0 – Bringing more presence into remote working

Presence 2.0 – Bringing more presence into remote working

Now that we're all remote working, we're noticing a lack of idle time. Bringing back small talk in our digital communications can go a long way in recreating some of these unplanned moments of...

Setting an intention for 2021: Rebuilding trust and connectedness

Setting an intention for 2021: Rebuilding trust and connectedness

Many of us are longing for a new start after an extraordinary, exhausting year. But can we build the new year on our learning and insight instead of just ‘starting afresh’?

Longing for more Humanity

Longing for more Humanity

We are all longing for more connection in the ongoing pandemic and lockdown. Here is how you can bring more humanity in your life and the one of others.
Staying sane in winter lockdown

Staying sane in winter lockdown

Some self-care tips in socially limited times

By now, we are all familiar with the lockdown phenomenon, where we have to limit our social contacts to a minimum. Though we may be better prepared...

Who are you underneath the roles?

Who are you underneath the roles?

At times our roles can take so much space in our life that it is difficult to simply be and relax. All those roles as mother, father, daughter, husband, wife etc. come with a lot of responsibility....

Fear eats the soul

Fear eats the soul

An anxious brain is not a well-functioning brain. Out of the threat system, decisions are made that are often instinctive and inconsiderate.. But we do have a choice whether we let these...

Waiting for something to finally come true…

Waiting for something to finally come true…

Very often we are on our way somewhere or we push ourselves to get to a certain point. Thus we miss the here and now, because our view is only in the future. Patience is the ability to accept...

Prioritizing self-care – especially for women

Prioritizing self-care – especially for women

many women are conditioned to take care of everyone except of themselves. This can be exhausting and unsatisfying. Yet we cannot give when we are running on empty. Self-care is essential for our...

When you get stuck in your own judgments

When you get stuck in your own judgments

Mindfulness is described as bringing an non-judgmental attitude towards everything that is arising in your awareness. unfortunately we cannot stop the judging because it is automatic, but we can...

Coming back to what is

Coming back to what is

There are so many situations in everyday life when we see the world as if through a filtered glass. We do not see reality but only what we want to see. When our mind is attached to a fix idea of...

How mindfulness can help to deal with shyness

How mindfulness can help to deal with shyness

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Planting the seeds of mindfulness in your family

Planting the seeds of mindfulness in your family

Our children know how to push our buttons and yet they are such important teachers in our life. prioritizing self-care and becoming more aware of our own feelings and reactions are important...

The beauty of the beginner’s mind and how it brings happiness into everyday life

The beauty of the beginner’s mind and how it brings happiness into everyday life

Sometimes our life feels dull and without any excitement. but when you learn to bring curiosity to every single moment of you life even the most boring task can bring you joy and happiness. 

How to say "no" with kindness

How to say "no" with kindness

To to our fear of rejection many of us find it hard to say no to others and to set boundaries.  But there are ways to say no with kindness , without hurting the other person and allowing yourself...

The lesser known side of the stress system and its effects on your wellbeing

The lesser known side of the stress system and its effects on your wellbeing

Have you ever been cut off in traffic? You may have felt your heart pumping, your breath getting quicker, your muscles tensing. When things get risky, your body reacts to protect you and help you...

"The route is being recalculated" - Why children don't need perfect parents

"The route is being recalculated" - Why children don't need perfect parents

We all would like to be perfect parents and better than our parents and yet we can get so easily triggered in the relationships with our children, They can bring the best and worst out of us. In...
Healing your inner critic with self-compassion

Healing your inner critic with self-compassion

Have you ever noticed how you are criticizing yourself on a constant basis? I certainly have a whole list of self-critical thoughts. "I am too fat; I don't do enough sports; I am not efficient; I...

3 steps for a more mindful interaction with others

3 steps for a more mindful interaction with others

Have you noticed how springtime is around the corner? Eventually the flowers will bloom again, green grass will colour the earth and the sun will shine more often. The garden season will start. You...