It’s almost time for… Halloween!

Only a few days left and it is Halloween! Take out the Halloween decorations and prepare a small party with friends or go out. This holiday tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. The new year of the Celts (people who livedContinue reading It’s almost time for… Halloween!

Treat yourself like a dog

Treat yourself like a dog. Say what? Yes, you read it correctly. Let me explain this to you. I was listening to episode 243 of the ‘Happier with Gretchen Rubin’ podcast. Gretchen and Elizabeth talked about the ‘try this at home tip’ to treat yourself like a dog. An advisor of Gretchen’s daughter Eliza advisedContinue reading “Treat yourself like a dog”

Mindful walking

It is summer, so that is a good reason to go out for a walk. Leave your phone and dog at home, say no to your friend who wants to join you for a chat and put on some walking shoes. Make space to have some quality time with yourself. Go out for a mindfulContinue reading “Mindful walking”

Follow your intuition

In the western world we are used to listening to our mind. But mind and heart are connected, they need to be in balance to make a proper decision. You can even say the heart is more important than the mind. The main reason is that mostly our feelings or ‘gut feelings’ are correct, withoutContinue reading “Follow your intuition”

The bliss of an evening ritual

How you start your day is important, as it can set the tone for the rest of the day. Use daily morning rituals to start your day with self-care. But also how you end your day is important. What you do in the hours before going to sleep matters more than you think. We knowContinue reading “The bliss of an evening ritual”