We do not celebrate thanksgiving in Belgium. Generally I’m not a fan of ‘have to’ holidays, like Valentine’s day for example. But I make an exception for thanksgiving. I think it is a good idea to stand still and count your blessings. I try and be thankful for something everyday, the smallest thing it might be. And I find it helps me to stand more … Continue reading Thanksgiving
I love the fall. It’s my healthiest season when it comes to my asthma, no seasonal allergies, enough wind to blow fine dust and pollution away. And I just love the colours. The colours of the leaves, but also the colours of the sky in the morning and the evening. The only thing I do not like is that I have to wear socks 😉 Continue reading My favourite season
I’m following a wordpress training today. I know the blog part – obviously 🙂 but I want to be able to do more. As part of the new me and the move towards a more ‘organizing’ profile I was thinking it might be good to create a new blog with tips and tricks on organizer with a site that also shows the other parts of … Continue reading Continuous learning
I had a very productive weekend. I did everything on my to do list, which has been a while. I find it difficult to find the motivation to be productive in the weekend, but I even got some studying done. Continue reading Very productive day
I had a conversation with one of my new colleagues. She is a psychologist specialised in trauma. In a conversation about trauma I mentioned I still have some to deal with but I didn’t wanne do it at the moment. I’m afraid I cannot deal with it. Yet. I’m trying to stabilize myself right now. And that still is hard work. She told me I … Continue reading The only way is up?
I have been on a mood stabilisator for the last couple of years. I forgot to take it for a couple of days and decided to stop taking them altogether. I thought I was far enough in my recovery to do so. I have my doubts, and so I talked to a friend about it. And I did not expect her answer. I called the … Continue reading Being called out on my thought process
What have I learned this month? Life is worth it. There is something every day to be grateful for, even on the worst days. It may not always be evident but when you think about it there really is something positive. I’ve been on a path towards more positivity, and it is not easy, so this challenge showed me that it works to think about … Continue reading Journalling Challenge: Day 31: Lessons Learned This Month