How to increase the Dopamine in your brain

Dopamine is awesome. It keeps you motivated, focused and happy. It can make us feel euphoric. You can imagine the way you feel when you have a dopamine deficiency, what you maybe didn’t know is that a deficiency can lead to Parkinson’s disease. So for various reasons it is important to know what dopamine exactly…

How to identify the secret language of a narcissist

It’s like they have their own secret language, complete with a dictionary.. a missing one that is. They say this, and they do that. They’re never sincere in what they say or do. And that is scary, how do you even know you’re dealing with a narcissist? Here are 5 ways to identify their secret…

The most powerful truth I live by

We all know the stories about people on their death bed, revealing the things they regret most or wish they had or hadn’t done. I’ve always found it really scary, terrifying to be honest. To realise one day, I’m too old to do the things I really wanted to do. So at a very young…

The Depression Diary: In therapy

April 2016 The first couple of times were okay.. but still, I felt a bit uneasy. There was nothing I wanted to do more, than run out of the waiting room the moment I heard her footsteps approaching around the corner. But I didn’t. I was there every time, in the room, sitting on a…

What are your priorities in life?

Every now and then, I give my life a little reality check. Are my priorities in order? Do I need to make some adjustments? How do I know?  Sounds familiair? This article can make it even easier for us. Ask yourself these 10 questions (today!) and your priorities in life will completely change. Give it…

Highly Sensitive Pip

So, this is not your typical ‘Highly Sensitive Person’ column. It’s about a Highly Sensitive Dog named Pip. I’ve always been a big fan, or admirer, of dogs. Unfortunately my parents were not, so I ended up having rabbits that pretty much could pass for dogs because of their behavior towards me. When I was…

How to break out of your comfort zone!

I don’t know why, but I’ve always loved breaking out of my comfort zone. It has brought me so many, beautiful things and I ended up thinking ‘Wow, I cannot believe I did this!’. I became proud of myself, something I always believed was not appropriate to say about yourself. If you’re having trouble getting…