Move the contact with others to another level

Move the contact with others to another level

What is the quality of our relations with others? What does quality mean to you? I believe we all have similar longings. Regardless of what we see on the exterior layer of any relation, our central motivation and need is to feel emotionally well with somebody: feel safe, cared for, understood, valued, accepted, respected, etc… Deep inside, we know what…

Am I on the way to burn-out?

Am I on the way to burn-out?

Burn-out is a such popular word nowadays. People use it to describe various mental and physical symptoms: being depressed, overly stressed out, exhausted, apathetic, anxious, lacking motivation, feeling hopeless, feeling trapped, etc. We might be on the verge of it for many years, but we never question it. Instead we defend ourselves by saying this is how my life is,…

Living abroad: how to thrive in a new environment

Living abroad: how to thrive in a new environment

Going beyond your zone of comfort You may have gotten a new job located in a foreign country. You have just finished your studies and want to try your luck abroad. You are following your partner who has been transferred to the headquarters on the other side of the globe. You want to get an experience in living elsewhere. You…

Become the master of your emotions

Become the master of your emotions

Our societies unfortunately don’t provide education on how to manage our emotional states. Yet, we cannot escape them, they are a part of our humanity and can, in my opinion, cause many direct and indirect problems when they are repressed or not handled well. Some people see emotions as a hindrance, a threat and something they don’t feel at ease…

And if the anxiety didn’t impact us ?

And if the anxiety didn’t impact us ?

Let’s do the reverse approach and ask ourselves how our days and life would look like without anxiety? * We would feel emotionally calm and at peace with ourselves—no worrying about past events or future potential negative outcomes, no opposing or racing thoughts, no confusion or difficulty with concentration. Our bodies would not call for our attention with fast breathing,…

Accepting oneself: it does wonders

Accepting oneself: it does wonders

Embrace all parts of yourself especially those that you try to reject or ameliorate To accept oneself means to become one’s own ally. We step over to our side and cease to judge, criticise or exert pressure on ourselves. When we are not accepting and validating who we are, we have self-demands to be and perform in a certain way.…

Let the journey of self-exploration begin

Let the journey of self-exploration begin

How can I realise my potential, understand what obstructs me internally, live harmoniously and genuinely with myself and others, if I don’t understand my functioning? What are my aspirations, needs and motivations, yet, what prevents me from fulfilling them? The truth is that there is an ongoing battle between various parts of ourselves that keep us confused and stuck. To…

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