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Building in powerful stress relievers in your daily life

Building in powerful stress relievers in your daily life

Actually, not much is needed to take care of yourself in situations in which you feel powerless and overwhelmed. For my favourite exercise, called “box breathing” you only need: your breath. And as...

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...

9 reasons to engage in a Mindfulness Teacher Training

9 reasons to engage in a Mindfulness Teacher Training

Are you interested in boosting your mindfulness practice or perhaps becoming a teacher? There are many reasons to take up the challenge of a teacher training.

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.
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...

What you didn’t know about stress – and might change your life

What you didn’t know about stress – and might change your life

When talking about stress most people think about the flight and flee mechanism which is meant to help us to survive. but not many know about the drive system which helps us to go after rewards and...
How mindfulness practice can become an embodied attitude

How mindfulness practice can become an embodied attitude

Do you know the feeling that you are longing for the one button to switch off your worrying and busy mind in the evening when you get home from work? Sometimes the busyness of the mind can prevent...

Waiting for spring time

Waiting for spring time

Our judging mind can make us feel very unhappy and frustrated, always wishing for something else to be here (sun, warmth) or for something to disappear. But how would it be if we show up fully for...

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...

How to say

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

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...

The 8-week course: a deeply personal testimonial

The 8-week course: a deeply personal testimonial

ary has been following the 8-week course with us from January to March 2017 and has blogged about his experiences from week to week. You can read his complete story in this article.