Instead of focusing on the things you don’t have, focus on the things you do have. Instead of dwelling on your failures, look back at your successes. There is always something to be grateful for and something you can be proud of. If you are in a state of feeling deprived or if you feel … Continue reading Gratitude
We all keep on growing
I’ve been reading some old journal entries of mine from two years ago. I hardly recognize this person who keeps on talking about goals she wants to achieve and keeps on complaining about things that she doesn’t have. For the longest time, I was struggling with meeting my goals, accomplishing simple tasks and staying motivated … Continue reading We all keep on growing
Busy people living busy livesAnger and frustrationViolence and argumentsAre just around the corner Have we forgotten how to live?Have we forgotten how to love?Where is the beauty and the joy of life?Have we forgotten how to look? We need to step down from all the chaosJust leave it for what it isTake a step back … Continue reading Patience
What is freedom?
We all have a different definition of freedom. What does it mean to you? How important is freedom to you? For me,Freedom is about saying how I feel, being who I am without having to walk on eggshells.Freedom is making my own decisions, no matter what anyone else says, thinking outside the box. Freedom is … Continue reading What is freedom?
Old age does not cause sickness – sickness causes old age
One of the biggest myths I have come across in my life so far is that we get weaker when we grow older. This is not true. Age has nothing to do with that. Our long-term bad habits make us weak and show signs of aging. When I was working as a geriatric nurse at … Continue reading Old age does not cause sickness – sickness causes old age
Many people have asked me recently what my lifestyle looks like in terms of nutrition and fitness, so here it is! In terms of nutrition, my lifestyle has been a big and long roller-coaster ride! I took the first steps toward a healthier lifestyle when I began running consistently, in 2008. I started eliminating meat, … Continue reading My lifestyle
Darkness and Light
Darkness. It is heavy, scary, dangerous, a thief. It has stolen everything from me and now I am blind; I can’t see the light. Pitch black, I’m hidden within myself. Nowhere to go, nowhere to run, no way out, I’m trapped inside the darkness. It surrounds me, chokes me, holds me down like the heaviest … Continue reading Darkness and Light
The power of words and the law of attraction
I’m sure you are familiar with the concept of affirmations and the law of attraction. These can be very powerful mantra’s you repeat in your mind throughout the day and can be very life-changing! Unfortunately, many people don’t use these affirmations correctly. The word ’no’, for example, is man-made. There are no negative words in … Continue reading The power of words and the law of attraction
Move your body!
One key aspect of having a healthy body is moving it! I don't like to use the word 'exercise', it sounds like work. And though it is 'working out', it certainly shouldn't feel like work! You should pick an activity that you love doing and this could be anything; dancing, walking, running, boxing, whatever matches … Continue reading Move your body!
Building a strong foundation of health
In this time and age, we want everything fast. The sooner, the better. We don’t treat our health any better. We have been abusing our health for decades and now we want to get healthier and we expect overnight results. This is impossible. Yes, you can go on a crash diet and you will lose … Continue reading Building a strong foundation of health