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Welcome to my blog! Here you will find articles sharing insights into my online counselling work, therapeutic stories, exercises to improve your mental health and well-being, as well as glimpses into my life as a a digital nomad. If you would like to receive regular updates about my work and insights into my virtual practice, click here to subscribe to my monthly newsletter.  

Online Counselling

The Comparison Trap

The Comparison Trap

If you're anything like me, you'll likely be familiar with that feeling of being overwhelmed after spending some (too much?) time scrolling through social media, Netflix, or even just watching a little too much TV.  In today’s fast-paced and hyperconnected world,...

ACT Metaphor: Monsters on a Boat

ACT Metaphor: Monsters on a Boat

Have you ever felt like your negative thoughts and emotions control your life? When self-defeating feelings take over, it can feel like monsters are lurking in the shadows, ready to attack you at any moment. But what if I told you that you can use this image of...

Digital Nomads

Eight years as a digital nomad

Eight years as a digital nomad

On October 6th 2022, I celebrated my 8-year anniversary as a digital nomad. It was a great occasion to sit back and reflect on all the places I've visited and the experiences I’ve had over these years of working remotely and travelling around the globe, so in this...

Where is home?

Where is home?

The longer I travel as a digital nomad and experience the ups and downs of permanently being on the move (at least during “normal times” - but even the pandemic didn’t manage to keep me in one place for too long), the more I get asked where my home is. It’s been over...

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‘The Courage to Be Disliked’ and Alfred Adler

‘The Courage to Be Disliked’ and Alfred Adler

Today I'd like to introduce you to a book: The Courage to Be Disliked: How to Free Yourself, Change your Life and Achieve Real Happiness. It's written by Japanese authors Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga and based around the theories of Alfred Adler.   If you're...

The Many Faces of Pandemic Grief

The Many Faces of Pandemic Grief

What was your year 2020 supposed to look like? How many travel and life plans did you have to cancel? How often did you feel scared, sad, overwhelmed or just completely unsure what you were (and are) feeling? This might surprise you, but what you have been feeling...

How attachment theory can improve our relationships

How attachment theory can improve our relationships

Has anyone ever told you that you have attachment issues? Over the past few years, a growing number of clients have come to me asking for counselling around relationship and attachment issues. While "relationship issues" is a vast topic, it's also pretty easy to...

The myth of positive thinking

The myth of positive thinking

In one way or another, you have probably heard it before. Why can't you be more positive? All that negative thinking is sure to bring negativity to your life. If you think about good things, good things will come your way. These are all expressions of what we can call...

Impostor syndrome

Impostor syndrome

So you have it all: you've gotten the job you wanted, you were given a promotion, you managed to secure a spot, you are about to publish your book... So why do you feel like you don't belong there?     The experience of feeling like a fraud or someone who has just...

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