The origin and consequences of fear and panic

The origin and consequences of fear and panic

How does our body-mind system react to fear? As rational people, we deal with all kinds of perceived threatening situations in our daily lives, such as: There is a pandemic and someone you love, who is vulnerable, is starting to show symptoms.You suspect that your...
Why are relationships so difficult?

Why are relationships so difficult?

Intimacy with another is our most sought after wish: …to be seen by another as we really are, …to be confirmed by the other, …to be appreciated. We long for a deep sense of intimacy and connection, belonging together, being one… Connecting without rootsBut… most of us...
Looping thoughts

Looping thoughts

Thoughts should be our best friends. Thoughts should encourage us, make us feel good, and give us confidence. Instead, they seem to be our worst enemies. Such as “I can’t” and “I can’t do that”, “I should do that” or “It’s all going wrong”. We so...
How do addictions develop? And how do you get rid of them?

How do addictions develop? And how do you get rid of them?

We all know it… Doing or taking something while you know it’s better to stay away from it. Yet it seems impossible to stop yourself. Something invisible pushes you towards it with all it’s might… In her latest book “I Am Enough”, Marisa Peer, the founder of RTT,...
Today I’m 50

Today I’m 50

In these times of social isolation, I stopped and looked at what I’ve learned in my 50 years on this planet. It became a list of lessons from and for the people in my life. 1. Believe in yourself… …not in the version other people have of you. There are so many...
Merel’s transformation

Merel’s transformation

Merel, 41 years EntrepreneurMother of 2 children In November Merel knocked on my door. Merel has become an entrepreneur after a successful career in marketing and sales and runs two start-ups in the personal development and marketing branches. Merel noticed that deep...