What shutting down and re-booting means for the body

Are humans and bodies supposed to work like machines? Shut down what you don’t need, switch on what you want. And when the switch is on, the body (or human) is supposed to function like a cog in a system without fault. I can’t say this mechanical way of looking...
What is normal, anyways?

What is normal, anyways?

One of the things that has been on my mind is the question what “normal” really means. I have to admit that I’ve had reactions to the phrases “back to normal” and “returning to a new normal” that ranged from slight irritation to frustration as politicians kept...
Using ‘gap days’ to reconnect and set intentions

Using ‘gap days’ to reconnect and set intentions

How has your week been so far? It’s Thursday already. And for many of us it’s a short week because Monday was a holiday. Isn’t it strange somehow, thinking in weeks? Being in this special stay-at-home situation due to the Coronavirus I have started investigating how I...
Dusting off the corners of your body

Dusting off the corners of your body

This is the last part of the Spring cleaning. Today I want to invite you to not look for elephants and the big issues and blocks that we are mostly busy with. When I do a Spring clean in the house, I mostly attempt to tackle the big and important pieces first:...
Wiggling out of an emotion

Wiggling out of an emotion

Now that most of us are staying home, it might actually be beneficial to not only use the time to do a proper spring cleaning of our homes, but also to do inner work that supports us in dealing with the current global developments, stress and emotional overwhelm. Last...
Letting go of useless thoughts

Letting go of useless thoughts

When I do spring cleaning at home, I not only get rid of the dust in the corners and clean the windows, I also move the furniture to see if there is something hiding behind it. I also take out the stuff from the shelves and see what I still need and what’s served its...