Throughout life we learn several important lessons which (hopefully) makes us a little smarter and a little wiser. Personally I felt motherhood was such a milestone in my personal development, and when I started to think about it there were several lessons I learned which will also help me later in life. This is why I would like to share these 5 life lessons I learned since becoming a parent with you. They might sound familiar, or they might give you some insights as well!
Eating is one of the necessities we need to meet to stay alive. Unfortunately in the Western world where food is generally available in abundance, we sometimes use food to substitute for something else. Sadness. Loneliness. Boredom. But also when we celebrate, food tends to take on a prominent role on which we indulge more than we should – and often for all the wrong reasons. In short: Emotional eating. This is an article which describes a solution to this problem: How to stop emotional eating with mindfulness. And as I have a tendency to emotionally eat myself, all of this is covered from a personal – maybe recognizable – perspective.
I love running outdoors. In fact, after I moved out of the city to the countryside, I started to make an effort to become a little better at it. I simply love seeing the world flash by on my own accord, with the sun on my face. So I recently picked up running again and I decided to spice things up a little… This article tells you all about why I choose interval training instead of regular running!
Self-care isn’t attached to a particular season. Ideally, self-care should be woven into our daily routine, whether it’s summer, fall, winter or spring. But as every season gifts us with it’s own particular peculiarities, we shouldn’t leave an opportunity to enjoy these unused! These 10 tips will effortlessly kick off your spring self-care routine. Have fun and enjoy the season!
After thirty days the Vision Board Challenge is completed. While the first two weeks into the challenge often left me in awe about putting such deliberate thought into a variety of subjects, I surprised myself during the last phase by often repeating myself. Is this a good or a bad thing? Read all about it in the Vision Board Challenge report part 2!
I remember a time where I considered myself a good listener. As someone with a good dose of empathy, I’m usually very interested in what goes on in someone’s mind. Unfortunately, over the last few months I noticed I’ve been making a crucial mistake, which I’m planning to fix as soon as possible. In this article I would like to share my tips on how to be a good listener, and share the crucial mistake I’ve been making.
I created a challenge to get acquainted with the concept of vision boarding. For 30 days every participant gets a topic to ponder and visualize, only to get to know if they’re on track with their goals – or if they have to set some new ones! During this first part of the Vision Board Challenge Report I will walk you through my first half of the challenge, which was filled with heaps of Pinterest-worthy images, and a couple of soul-searching discoveries!
Winter has put everything under a magical spell of frost, forcing us inside. And because the key to tackling winter depression is to embrace the season, I decided to introduce a bit of potted spring into our home. Our livingroom is now adorned with hyacinths, orchids and hedera. So why not spice up your desktop, while you’re at it? I took the time to make a collection of beautiful, organic watercolor desktop wallpapers. All of these are made by the respective artists to freely use to spice up your laptop or pc. Enjoy!