When you always push yourself to do more and to be better, it is impossible to stand in your power, to adopt that way of life in which you treat yourself and others with kindness, acceptance and love. Standing in your power gives you a gentle strength that comes from within, regardless of what others … More How to Stand in Your Power and Stop Giving It Away
Using an energy healing method that he developed, Bill Bengston, Ph.D., conducted randomized control trials with mice who had cancer. Not only were the mice completely cured, but when the blood of the cured mice was injected into other mice with the same form of cancer, those mice were also healed (without receiving any treatment … More Healing cancer with energy. Cotton with memory. Crazy! Or the future?
Dr. Iacoboni studies the brain cells that make us love sports, say yes to persuasive salespeople and empathize with others. They are what shape our cultures, what keep traditions alive. These same mirror neurons are also what makes therapy work -if applied in the right way. Source: Neuroscientist Marco Iacoboni on how mirror neurons teach … More UCLA’s Neuroscientist Marco Iacoboni explains how mirror neurons teach us to be human
Here is one of my heroes and sources of inspiration and learning, Stephen Porges, on Polyvagal Theory, healing trauma, and and his own spiritual journey. It is complex material, but fascinating! Source: Stephen Porges on Polyvagal Theory and Healing Trauma
Ever since ancient times philosophers and scientists have been contemplating the question whether or not our minds can influence matter. Modern science has finally provided us with an answer. Excitingly enough, it is yes! Over the course of 28 years Princeton University has tested whether human consciousness, or focused attention can cause physical change. In … More Emotion moves matter
Having settled into my new life in Europe I am ready to get serious about my Inside Out Therapy and Coaching practice. I need to work on connecting with the wider Brussels community, but I trust that’s a matter of time. Meanwhile, I have been thinking a lot about how I can be of service … More My New Year’s resolution: helping you defeat self-sabotage
Deze spreuk, die sinds mijn kindertijd in mijn geheugen gegrift staat, roept associaties op met moeite, met worsteling. Alles zit tegen, maar als ik ‘het’ maar genoeg wil, breek ik ijzer met handen. Ondanks alle obstakels en hindernissen bereik ik mijn doel. Luctor et emergo! (Ja, Zeeuwse moeder.) Ik worstel en kom boven! Dat moge … More Waar een wil is, is een weg
Now that we’re finally all set up in Brussels, I am ready to open my practice. I’ll be working from home and have a lovely room for that purpose. So what can future clients expect? First of all a warm welcome by my two little dogs, who can’t help barking when the bell rings. I … More So what is Inside Out Therapy actually?
I know quite a few people who are single, yet long to be in a relationship. Somehow, whenever they find someone to love, sooner rather than later, they break up. It makes them deeply unhappy, but they choose solitude over being with ‘the wrong one’, time and again. Dating sites must be thriving on them. … More Single by default
We must fight terrorism, but more bombs are only going to provoke more violence. Compassion might be the only way out. And yes, that’s hard. … More Compassion for Gaziantep