Goed voor jezelf zorgen kan op legio verschillende manieren. Yoga beoefenen, jezelf creatief uiten, sporten. Jezelf verzorgen hoort daar ook bij. Hiermee heb je even tijd voor jezelf en kun je je op je lichaam focussen. Zijn er dingen waar je last van hebt, zit je lekker in je vel?
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It has been scientifically proven that gardening is an effective way to curb depression and mood swings. Gardening helps you concentrate and connect with nature. When your hard work comes to life and your planted flowers, fruits, or vegetable bloom, there is no happiness and joy quite like it. Even the simple task of digging and tending to the plants emits a plethora of happy juices in your brain. Moreover, it’s a much healthier alternative to hobbies like watching TV. Gardening boosts your immunity and makes you healthy and happy. Avid gardeners are often found claiming that even if they are in the worst of moods, some time spent in their garden helps them focus and be calm. Continue reading →
photo by D. Macinnes
Change isn’t bound by years. It’s a perpetual process that has its roots in need, desire, and circumstances. But it should never be tied to any number whatsoever. But the boundaries that we create in our minds are often a reflection of our resistance to adjust and alter our lives. Even when it means improving. In the wise words of Louise Hay: “Know that you are the perfect age. Each year is special and precious, for you shall only live it once. Be comfortable with growing older.”
And while we may feel invincible in our twenties and steadfast in our thirties and forties, all the other decades that follow are as susceptible to growth as are the previous ones – so why should reinventions be any different? Continue reading →
Doordat ik nu even ‘thuis zit’ hervind ik stukje bij beetje weer wat rust in mezelf. Ik ‘moet’ even niks en dat is heel fijn. Even geen druk en stress. De afgelopen weken heb ik ook veel nagedacht over hoe het komt dat er zich een herhalend patroon voor doet in mijn leven.
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A couple of weeks ago the worst thing happened: Logan lost his favorite cuddly toy.
We went to see the trains at our railway station and of course, his cuddly toy rabbit Boris had to come along. Because just like Logan, Boris is crazy about trains as well.
We had a great time looking at the trains and after an hour or so we went back home. Logan played with his wooden trains and I had a nice cup of coffee. Continue reading →
I never considered myself an animal lover. When I was a child, dogs used to scare me and I didn’t give a damn about cats. There were the occasional bunny, hamsters, and even guinea pigs. But they never got tame because I was too they would bite my finger. Continue reading →
Elsje Blauwhof is getrouwd met metaalsmid Jesse en mama van Jonah (18 maanden). Elsje en Jesse zijn in verwachting van hun tweede kindje. Continue reading →