Just over two month ago, I made the decision that it was time to not only do a small overhaul of my life, but that some big actions needed to be taken. With the realization that I would not be satisfied at the end of my life, if I would not make some major changes... Continue Reading →


For the third week of the Kindness Challenge put on by Niki at “The Richness of a Simple Life”, the focus is on Self-Acceptance. This week will mark the last of the prompts that are specifically addressing kindness toward ourselves. Just as I was sitting on the couch in my living room contemplating the blog... Continue Reading →


I am a firm believer that there are always two sides to each story. Whether we see it or not depends on how emotionally attached we are to our preferred side of it. The thing is, when we allow ourselves to be open to see the other side, there is a lot we can learn... Continue Reading →


For the second week of the Kindness Challenge put on by Niki at “The Richness of a Simple Life”, the focus was on Self-Compassion. This topic has been sitting with me ever since it was announced for the challenge and Niki’s questions to contemplate added an extra layer into the mix. It wasn’t so much... Continue Reading →

Mind Shift

These last months have been a big transformational journey for me. Although the circumstances around this journey have not been easy, I am grateful for all the learnings and changes they have and are bringing with them. When I set out, I don’t think I realized that I was about to go through metamorphosis. And... Continue Reading →


This is the first week of the Kindness Challenge put on by Niki at “The Richness of a Simple Life”. For this first week, Niki encouraged all challengers to explore the topic of self-love. This is a wonderful topic for me at this time of my life, when I am working consciously on cultivating self-love... Continue Reading →

Closing the gap

About one and half month ago, I went into my bosses offices and quit my job. Although my job is pretty stressful, I didn’t do it, because I hated my job or the people I work with. Quite to the contrary, my current team is one of the best teams I have ever worked with.... Continue Reading →

Intention for Kindness Challenge

I truly believe that if we don’t instill pockets of kindness into every nook and cranny around the world, it could quickly become a lost practice. As I said in a previous post, I believe that even a smile can go a long way and create a difference far beyond the person smiling and the... Continue Reading →

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