We've all been there – the so-called "vacation" that ends up leaving us more tired and stressed than before. The exhausting tours, bustling crowds and constant rush can drain the energy right out of us. But what if there was an alternative? A tranquil retreat in the exquisite nature of South Crete that promises to … Continue reading A Soul-Nourishing Retreat in the South of Crete, in Greece
I remember working with Sarah, a woman who came to me for a private drumming session. She was going through a lot of changes in her life and felt overwhelmed and confused. She wanted to connect with her inner wisdom and find some answers. As we began our session, I explained to her the concept … Continue reading Holding Space
It is easy to take life and its natural processes for granted. The changing seasons, the rising and setting of the sun, and the alternation of rain and sunshine – all demonstrate the constant flow and transformation of life. Change is so visible and tangible, yet imperceptible to our minds and bodies, which are constantly … Continue reading Celebrating the Spring Equinox
I am having the privilege of attending an online certification course on Somatics and Trauma by the Embody Lab. So far it has been a learning journey, in which I got to put in psychological and neuroscientific terms what I have met in my shamanic and coaching practice when working with people affected by stressful … Continue reading How well does your nervous system cope with stress & trauma?
"Boundaries define us. They define what is me and what is not me. A boundary shows me where I end and someone else begins, leading me to a sense of ownership." Cloud, Henry; Townsend, John Setting boundaries is an essential act through which one can take responsibility for one's own life. If we don't set … Continue reading Boundaries and Responsibility
Whether you're a woman or a man, you combine masculine and feminine aspects in your being. In our modern world, a more masculine character and behaviour is favoured, as one is expected to strive for success, constantly being in action mode and overusing the rational mind to attain one's goals. In doing so, people tend … Continue reading The Special Gifts of the Feminine Energy
"But if you try sometimes / You just might find / You get what you need"~The Rolling Stones Today I caught myself reminiscing about my trip to Nepal a couple of years ago. I was newly married and this trip was our honeymoon. With my husband, Daniel, we visited Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan and we also … Continue reading Why You Can’t Always Get What You Want
I don't know about you, but I have spent many years of my life trying to understand what ingredients make up a great relationship. I'm not talking only about a romantic liaison, but also about friendships, family or collaborative relationships. However, after some years of trying to solve that mystery, I've come to realize that … Continue reading How to Have an Amazing Relationship with…Yourself!
Feeling and expressing gratitude is a practice that raises our energy and creates a blissful state of mind. It is easier to feel thankful when we are already in an uplifted state and our heart is filled with joy. But what about the times when we are suffering? In fact, counting your blessings in moments … Continue reading Can We Be Grateful Even When Suffering?
We are all born with a specific amount of personal power, depending on our mission on this Earth. But we also waste or lose this energy in actions that do not serve us or the rest of the world. The good news is that we can recuperate the personal power energy we have lost and … Continue reading 3 Ways to Reclaim Your Personal Power