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What do you gift yourself? Dec 17, 2020


My family ditched Christmas presents over 20 years ago. Amazing, right? Or do you find this idea absolutely bonkers?

Do you celebrate Christmas? You don't even need a special occasion for this: Create a gift for yourself! I have some great ideas for...

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Stop guilt, enjoy the food Dec 08, 2020

Do you feel guilty after every piece of chocolate or the tiniest cookie? Do you beat yourself up after a great meal, that you should have had a smaller portion and that you'll be fatter by this evening because your stupid choices?

My dear Daddy always...

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How shall your December look and feel like? YOU decide! Dec 02, 2020

Here we go, December is here with all the rules, the expectations and the activities we do. How do you spend your December? Stressing around? Managing everyone and everything? Taking care of relatives, buying presents, cooking all the food,...

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How do you breathe? Nov 24, 2020

How many breaths per minute do you take? Do you breathe through your nose or mouth? Have you ever thought about this or do you just trust your body to do this work? Luckily, we can trust our body, it does that breathing 24/7 for us, how amazing,...

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What was your promise? Nov 17, 2020

Did you have sparkle sticks, champagne and a good New Year's party? The countdown for 2020: 10 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 ...and you promised yourself some New Year's resolutions - 5 - 4 - 3....what were they again?....2...1 HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! 2020 HURRAY!

Well,...

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Thank your supporters of 2020 - Handwritten letters, you know!? Nov 10, 2020

Imagine you open your mailbox and there is a letter looking like a birth announcement or a wedding invitation. But it’s not. It’s a handwritten letter to YOU and someone thanks you for what you did for him or her or them... this person...

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What do you want? Really! : ) Nov 06, 2020

Did your parents or other grownups told you non-stop what to do without any chance that you could decide things on your own? In our society we are so used to tell kids to wear a coat, because it's cold...to do this or that, because we said so! As...

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Food - My Body's Fuel Oct 29, 2020

7 kilos, that's 14 pounds, in 7 weeks… nope I didn’t lose it, I gained that weight. It really matters, what we feed ourselves. It’s really important to choose and decide. I like the «concept» of intuitive eating, where...

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Morning Affirmations for Setting My Intentions for the Day Oct 21, 2020

If you’ve never heard about positive affirmations, I cheer you on, that you read this text! Being curious is the first step for learning new and awesome tools, which are free and you don't have to tell anybody that you use them. (If you want to...

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22 Facts about me - tell me yours ❤ Oct 16, 2020

Years ago there was a trend in the blog-world (back then Instagram didn’t exist yet) about a «20 facts about me» challenge. I still have a blogpost on this, where I sometimes go and fact-check my facts. I remember that I wrote: I...

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What brings you JOY? Oct 09, 2020

This is my favorite exercise: Write down 100 things.

When I hand over this homework, I always imagine the shocked faces of my «JOY-students»: Whaaat 100 things? Are you crazy???

I was teaching food technology for 12 years at a professional...

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How tapping can help you Oct 02, 2020

Tapping is my superpower tool!

Have you ever heard about tapping? EFT? Emotional Freedom Technique?
It looks and sounds so weird, you tap on different points on your face and body while you talk out loud, what stresses you out and what you want to...

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