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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

Online Counselling Techniques: Letter to Self

Online Counselling Techniques: Letter to Self

Today, I’d like to introduce you to a technique I often suggest to clients of my online counselling practice: writing a letter to themselves. Recently, during a counselling session, I again recommended this technique to a client. Why? Well, in this particular...

Building Lasting Habits: The 7 Rs Framework from ACT

Building Lasting Habits: The 7 Rs Framework from ACT

Do you ever find yourself eager to make positive changes in your life, only to struggle with maintaining them over time? Whether it's committing to a new exercise routine or a healthier diet, practising mindfulness, or trying to learn a new language, establishing new...

Sharing the Load: Equal Care for a Merry Christmas

Sharing the Load: Equal Care for a Merry Christmas

It's that time of the year with twinkling lights in the windows, the scent of freshly baked cookies in the air, and an abundance of holiday cheer all around: Christmas is just around the corner! But for some, the most wonderful time of the year can also be the most...

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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