Contemplating both alone and with friends about the Coronavirus and the disruption in everyday life, it dawned on me… This period looks like a ‘fertile void’ for many of us. What is the fertile void? The fertile void is an expression that is used in Gestalt theory to describe a phase where nothing particular stands […]Read more "The concept of the ‘Fertile Void’ in the age of the Coronavirus"
Sometimes, the simplest things can heal. Like a poem… Read aloud or read in silence. Letting the words sink in… We all need healing and this place is as good as any. So here is the poem: The Laughing Heart by Charles Bukowski your life is your lifedon’t let it be clubbed into dank submission.be […]Read more "‘The Laughing Heart’ – Poems that heal"
Perhaps it is because you are so different that the world seems such a strange place. If you could make yourself different somehow, people would love you more, appreciate you more or admire you more. Whatever the reason, it seems that we are constantly trying to adapt ourselves to social norms for one reason or the other.Read more "Trying to ‘fit in’"
Have you ever felt fearful of speaking up? Have you ever been afraid that all hell is going to break loose if you speak your mind or if you start talking about what’s troubling you? You are not alone… The inspiration of this article is my own experience through my own therapeutic process but also […]Read more "Pandora’s Box and Self-Exploration"
This question comes natural. I can almost hear you at the back of my head screaming “but I just want somebody to tell me what to do!” Well, that is NOT how coaching works and for very good reasons. What would you do if someone advised you to invest your money and this proved to […]Read more "Why don’t (good) coaches tell you what to do?"