How to get rid of the Crab Mentality

Badly Drawn Crab is judging you. Wikipedia & Urban Dictionary, trustworthy sources for life knowledge (but NOT for academic writing) tell me that the crab mentality is a (social) psychology phenomenon based on what happens with crabs in a bucket. The crabs could easily escape from said bucket (as they’re climbing all on and over […]

Journaling Your Goals – Catherine Joy Perkins

A million years ago, I read an ebook that I think anyone who loves journaling and planning would enjoy. Journaling Your Goals – Catherine Joy Perkins. But of course, I got distracted and never wrote about it. Luckily I remember things from time to time, and then I act on it. (Now if ONLY I […]

Month in Review: This Was March

March is GONE. Swear to God, I only turned away from my computer for a SECOND and here we ARE. What happened?! I’ll tell you what happened. After I extensively go through my Whatsapp, Instagram and Twitter to figure out what the hell I’ve been upto.

You Don’t Have To Do Anything

(picture by Andrew) A couple of days ago, I was having a conversation with a reader I know. I don’t know all of you, but I know some of you. Via comments, emails, the occasional coaching session. Sure, you may have more information about me, but don’t think for a second that I do not […]

Balanzs Chakra Workshop

Two week ago, after brunch at Crunch (don’t order the scrambled eggs) and cava at Clarence*, Lin and I towed through cold The Hague to the Balanzs Chakra Workshop. The Balanzs yoga studios (The Hague and Rotterdam) are nice and they offer different types of yoga and workshop. We would be doing a workshop on […]

My favourite Steve Pavlina quotes, part II

When I first started out on this website, I kind of wanted to be like Steve Pavlina. But a girl. And not as controversial. And not (as) into BD/SM and dominant-submissive relationships. Point is, Steve, one of the biggest self developmental bloggers out there (even though his website looks like shit), has said many an […]