Why you should stop undervaluing your ‘negative’ emotions

Do you know the feeling when you have so much to do and there is little time left to do it. Your shoulders and neck start feeling tense, your thoughts are racing, your focus is all over the place and the stress starts kicking in. Now you are also stressing about the stress and thatMeer lezen over “Why you should stop undervaluing your ‘negative’ emotions”

What to do when a task seems overwhelming?

How many of you procrastinate? Or maybe you don’t relate to procrastinating, but you do feel overwhelmed whenever you get appointed a big task that seems too much too handle. Yet when you are done with the tasks it doesn’t seem so ‘big’ anymore. As if it magically changes into something you can cope with.Meer lezen over “What to do when a task seems overwhelming?”

How to deal with uncertainty and gain the most out of the situation

A phenomenon we all experience is called ‘change’. Change allows the possibility for growth and development to enter our lives. We gain new knowledge with new experiences and we learn what we do and do not like. By placing our right foot in the comfort zone and our left in the unknown we have aMeer lezen over “How to deal with uncertainty and gain the most out of the situation”

A great exercise to clear your thoughts

We all know those periods of time when our minds are full of racing thoughts. Those moments when it is really difficult to just enjoy the thing you are doing, to enjoy the present. During those moments you might want to distract yourself because if you don’t all those thoughts come rushing through. Racing thoughtsMeer lezen over “A great exercise to clear your thoughts”

Protect your mind from negativity

In times like these with the Corona Virus dominating the news, it is important not only to think of the physiological consequences, but also about the psychological ones. I have looked up some psychological studies discussing fear and how it can be contagious. In this post I will not discuss the virus as much, butMeer lezen over “Protect your mind from negativity”

You can influence the speed of time

Every now and then I catch myself wanting time to pass by faster. There is so much I want to do in life, so much to explore and learn, that I visualize what the future will look like and sometimes stay there mentally.. Whenever this happens, I notice that I start to lose focus andMeer lezen over “You can influence the speed of time”

WANDELEN

Ik ben meer gaan wandelen. Wandelen is iets wat ik altijd al graag gedaan heb, maar sinds het begin van de pandemie heb ik een sterke daling in mijn gemiddeld aantal dagelijkse stappen. Ik besloot om wat meer te gaan wandelen buiten. Het is bijna een routine geworden, maar ook een vorm van therapie. OfMeer lezen over “WANDELEN”

Stress

We kennen het allemaal, maar wat is het nou eigenlijk? Een abstract begrip, want ‘stress’ is niet iets wat je kunt vasthouden. In de snelle maatschappij van Nederland is stress iets wat we wel eens ervaren. Ik krijg ook het idee dat stress als iets negatiefs wordt gezien. Denk maar eens aan uitspraken als ‘IkMeer lezen over “Stress”

Breathing exercises

Why do we breathe? To stay alive. As simple as that. We need it to function and our marvellous body not only survives and thrives on it, but it is affected by it differently. Inhaling and exhaling air is something most of the time we take for granted. Something that we value very much, onceMeer lezen over “Breathing exercises”

Living mindfully during uncertain times

Last week I wrote about the difference between fear and anxiety and how they can influence your immune system in different ways. If you have not read it yet and you are curious, go to this blogpost. This week I will discuss how fear and anxiety can be contagious and what we do against it.Meer lezen over “Living mindfully during uncertain times”