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A Word on Acceptance

A Word on Acceptance

Acceptance is a key concept in self-esteem and relaxation. Acceptance doesn't mean that you have to agree with everything or that you have to be ok with wrongdoings. Acceptance means living in reality. It means seeing things as they are. Not better, not worse. It means being honest, with yourself and with what the world... Read More
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Just Smell the Goddamn Roses

This title sounds like big bullshit, doesn't it? Well you're wrong. And the flowers aren't even roses. Well for that you're right. But smelling the goddamn roses, enjoying the moment and hanging in there is gonna change your life. Well actually your brain. So yeah, it will change your life. Now let me tell you... Read More

Just Do Something

You can read as many self-help or psychology books as you want (and there's a ton out there), nothing gets really learned as long as it is not applied to one's own life. In the same way you cannot call yourself a baker if you just read about bread, you cannot get better at life... Read More
Kill the SHOULDs

Kill the SHOULDs (and Chill Out)

I've been the King of SHOULDs for many years. Wait. Before you applaud let me get this straight: this is not a good thing. You see, I had SHOULDs for everything. I had SHOULDs for what I should do, like today, tomorrow, in the coming months, or for the next decade. And for my whole... Read More
Depression is No Flu

Depression is No Flu

I'm just back from France. I've spent a bit more than a month there for the summer. It was great, thanks for asking. A bit cold though. When my friends and family asked me about my job, I talked about this blog instead. So I unexpectedly ended up spending a good amount of time talking... Read More