Blog: Personal Growth

Blog: Personal Growth

Protection From Emotionally Abusive Behaviour

Have you ever had a landlord with emotionally abusive behaviour? Unfortunately, I met one a couple of years ago. Let me tell you my story: The banging at my door … Read moreProtection From Emotionally Abusive Behaviour

Gender Identity

Gender is a Social Construct

How do you relate with your gender identity? I sat in the workshop. The instructor said, “Let’s do an icebreaker exercise. Everybody gets a card with a color and, then … Read moreGender is a Social Construct

How to Find a Good Counsellor

How to find a good counsellor, this question was constantly on my mind when I first started my healing journey. In the beginning, I did not really know what to … Read moreHow to Find a Good Counsellor

Success

4 Refreshing Perspectives of Success

We were in the kitchen, preparing dinner. I just had met my date a couple of weeks ago and I was curious to get to him better. I asked him … Read more4 Refreshing Perspectives of Success

suicide

Three Essential Lessons about Suicide

Outside my room, the sun was shining. In the distance, I heard the voices of children who were playing. Inside my room, I sat on the floor in my room. … Read moreThree Essential Lessons about Suicide

Do You Know What Freedom Is?

On a warm night in September when I was just 19 my mother died after a life-long battle with cancer. I woke up and I knew that she was gone. … Read moreDo You Know What Freedom Is?

Do You Feel Bored in Your Life?

I felt so bored lately. Running again. The same old route. There is nothing new. My runs got shorter and shorter. Don’t get me wrong, I love to run. I … Read moreDo You Feel Bored in Your Life?

Abuse in Relationships

What’s your Secret Story about Childhood Abuse?

One hundred people – therapists, counsellors, social workers and clients – in a room. All is silent. What’s next? They are looking at her. She sits next to the therapist, her … Read moreWhat’s your Secret Story about Childhood Abuse?

Say No

Do You Say Yes When You Should Say No?

Learning to say no was one of my greatest obstacles for having a joyful and authentic relationship. My struggle originated from my childhood where I had experienced dysfunctional relationships. As … Read moreDo You Say Yes When You Should Say No?