“Belonging is the innate human desire to be part of something larger than us. Because this yearning is so primal, we often try to acquire it by fitting in and by seeking approval, which are not only hollow substitutes for belonging, but often barriers to it. Because true belonging only happens when we present our … Continue reading Where Do I Belong?
[The following post was partly inspired by two books I’ve recently been reading, both of which surprised me in the best way possible. I can recommend them to women and parents of girls in particular, and to everyone else: – More Myself by Alicia Keys (contains valuable insight for women especially) – Untamed by Glennon … Continue reading De-Normalising the Normal
I stumbled upon the concept of emotional (un-)availability a few days ago and it really resonated with me. I’m always amazed when something I’ve been experiencing in some form or another can be put into words and even has its own name. (BTW*, I don’t know what all these sudden mind-blowing realisations of mine are … Continue reading The Emotion Fortress