Investigating Emotions: An Experiment

In this article, I will continue writing about one of my side projects which is about emotions and how we can increase our emotion vocabulary and being able to handle our emotions in a healthy manner.

Investigating Emotions: Feeling Motivated

A while ago, I started another side project. While reading the great book “Permission to Feel” by Marc Brackett, I got excited about the prospect of having a method that helps you to identify your emotion and simultaneously broaden your emotion vocabulary. And although this is a long-term project, I will write about some of…

Workshop: Fight the Inner Critic

As part of me becoming self-employed and getting out there, I am going to offer a series of one hour-long workshops for free. This serves two purposes. It will help people during this time which for many is quite challenging. It will also help people to gain a better understanding what I do and what…

A New Chapter

I have wanted to write this post for a very long time… In October 2017, I was in a desperate state. It was a few days before my sister’s wedding and I felt incredibly lonely because I couldn’t stop thinking about my ex. I was feeling unhappy with my job and I was living in…

Book review: Authentic Happiness

When I sat down at the end of last year to plan this one, I set myself the intention to read at least 6 non-fiction books. So far I’m on a good path, because 2 weeks ago I finished the newest book by Martin Seligman called Authentic Happiness. This article will help me to remember…

Who is in your offensive line?

The term offensive line comes from American Football. The players forming the offensive line have one job: protect the quarterback. In our lives, it is almost impossible to do and achieve everything on your own. We all need an offensive line.

How to become more optimistic

I am very interested in psychology and its sub-area positive psychology. Tending to overthink things, led me to ruminate about my thoughts, often with a negative outcome. Years back, I stumbled upon books about positive psychology. Its approach to help people live a happier life resonated with me. Especially the hands-on approach with a lot…