A letter to my child – “I hope I will succeed in making you believe that you are special”

My darling child, When you were born, I felt like I was looking at a miracle. A new and precious life in my arms. How on earth would I be able to be the kind of mother who would not presume things about you or push you a towards a [...]

By |January 14th, 2022|Categories: Kids & Parenting|0 Comments

Sometimes Mental Fatigue Is Worse Than Physical Fatigue – 5 Tips To Fight Exhaustion

You are tired when you wake up in the morning, after lunch - and you are ever more tired in the evening, even if you have slept well or at least moderately. It seems that you are just and just coping with all your compulsory obligations, but then that [...]

By |December 17th, 2021|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|0 Comments

“Some are born with a gold spoon and others with a copper spoon.”

It does not matter what the colour or  the value of your spoon is when you embark on the egg-and-spoon-race of life. We all have our own life path, our own challenges, our own starting points, each with our own different interests and different life situations. And yet, we [...]

Many manage to do a lot – But what if managing to do a lot wasn’t the point of life?

What do you do when you're bursting with energy? Do you enjoy the feeling? A lot of people are excellent at managing their lives. Getting their tasks done. Performing well. Accomplishing the next thing. They gather energy, so they can repeat the cycle; doing the tasks, performing well, and [...]

By |November 8th, 2021|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|0 Comments

You don’t need to tear yourself apart in order to keep others from falling apart

The world sets so many expectations on us: you have to do this, that and the other. You see it is your duty to fulfil these expectations, and since you are able, you do so. And you keep on doing more, and more, and more. You persevere, again and again.  [...]

The strong and the outgoing person also needs to be praised and thanked – encourage the brave ones too!

I was marveling at this person who had created such amazing things, accomplished so much in her life. She was so talented! She must feel so satisfied with herself, I thought. She would not need my praise. And yet, this successful person might be looking in the mirror at night [...]

Fact: Mom’s do NOT have superpowers, moms get exhausted too

A mother of a toddler told me with pride, that she has the most amazing little family. She has a great job, a beautiful home, but she is so exhausted, she doesn't have the strength to enjoy her family and her blessings. She just wants to spend her weekends [...]

By |August 20th, 2021|Categories: Kids & Parenting|Tags: , |0 Comments

7 things you should not do when you’re tired

When you’re tired, don’t start assessing situations. When you’re tired, don’t make important decisions. When you are tired, do not  physically exert yourself. When you’re tired, don’t judge your own abilities or give  yourself feedback. When you’re tired, don’t trust your feelings. When you’re tired, don’t have important conversations. When you’re [...]

By |August 6th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments