Part 2 of my JEMCA is all about the sweat, and the moments in between breaths. Truth is, I have been a person who avoided any kind of exercise for longer than I have been someone who is tagged in funny memes by their friends from the gym. Luckily, I got there eventually.Read More
Say hi to JEMCA, not a spice, not another German word you haven’t heard of yet, but something better. Five ways of self care that will improve your quality of life.Read More
I can’t help but wonder how such a vital thing could end up with such an ugly name? Your gut. Considering that listening to what that beautiful gut has to say, would have to be one of the most important ways to navigate yourself through this thing we call life.Read More
Do you ever pay attention to those thoughts that pop into your head whenever you manage to calm your sweet monkey mind down a notch? Those thoughts that come up while meditating, while running or while simply paying attention to your breathing. Those thoughts are something special and should come with a little bow tie in their hair so the whole world can see how great they really are (but because the world is not perfect, here is a blog post to honour them).Read More
“Are you a cute dog?” That is one of the big questions I’m currently asking my dog, out loud. Which makes me think that maybe I shouldn’t feel so averse to meaningless conversations if words like these leave my mouth. In my defence, a wagging dog tail is the best reward, and maybe the only…Read More
Only because apparently “How to Write an Inspirational Blog Post After You’ve Just Eaten Half a Block of Chocolate All by Yourself” is not an acceptable title for a blog post.Read More
I promise you there is other magic than the kind you got to know at your last company Christmas party. And while there is nothing wrong with that kind of magic (just HOW did those knots come apart..!), there is another kind that can help you be happier on a daily basis.Read More
I want to tell you about five-year-old Maren because 20 (twenty.. really?) years later thinking about myself as a child isn’t just a great way to reminisce about the good old times.
It is a way to make sure that I am taking care of myself right now.
I used to be the author of spiteful notes to myself, creator of the nastiest self-talk you could imagine. I’m sharing the best advice I received during that time, and how my self-talk changed.Read More
There was a point in my life when my heart was filled with so much pain that I gave up on myself. I’m sharing my reflections on this time because I want to connect. The more we can do to understand that we are all connected, the better of a place this world is.Read More