Divorce Isn’t a Failure…When We Grow!

We grew apart, we didn't fall apart, and it wasn't a choice. Only the conclusions around the divorce was a choice. I even see smoking or drinking as more of a choice in leading to the ultimate separation; death. He wasn't happy in our marriage, was that his choice to not be happy? I tried … Continue reading Divorce Isn’t a Failure…When We Grow!

Weltschmerz? Act and Others Will Follow!

Anything from violence, ecological destruction, abuse or what ever gives you "Weltschmerz", can be changed, has been changed and more can be done. I love this word because it describes the feeling of pain from things that we are not directly the cause of.  This fantastic German word means world-pain. A pain we get through we … Continue reading Weltschmerz? Act and Others Will Follow!

You Have a Choice to See the Beauty…And Act!

Everything is beautiful when seen through glasses of Hope. Yes, sometimes it is as simple as that! The choice is ours. In the worst of ecological catastrophes there is a sprout of life pushing through the asphalt. We can see the worst and stop, spiral into hopelessness, or we can see hope and act, do something, … Continue reading You Have a Choice to See the Beauty…And Act!

Detachment From The Outcome Makes Us Creative

If we work hard, can we be OK with any outcome? Of course we can, but we see that it requires some mind detox to reach that point. We need to reach a form of higher perspective, to see the bigger picture. That’s when we don’t take things personally, and we step out of our … Continue reading Detachment From The Outcome Makes Us Creative

If You Can’t Change It – Love It!

There is really only two ways to deal with something we don’t like: Either we change it or we change ourselves. If a job situation, a relationship or a bad habit of ours has reached a point where we dislike it so much that it steals energy from us, we have to do something to stop … Continue reading If You Can’t Change It – Love It!

Life is a Process; Not Isolated “Nows”

The difference between emotions and feelings is often explained by Jung's definition: emotions comes from a learning or a memory, and the feeling is a biochemical reaction to an emotion or thought. The emotions us humans experience, anything from happiness, to sadness, to extreme joy and depression, creates different feelings. Our body releases different chemicals … Continue reading Life is a Process; Not Isolated “Nows”

The Pieta – A Symbol of Outsourced Emotional Stress?

Eastertime makes me think of the Pietas, Michelangelo’s Pieta in St. Peters Cathedral in Rome, being the most exquisite one of them all. Look at their faces! See how, even if he sacrificed his life she, the mother, accepted and just loved him. Silently just loved. I wonder how many of his emotions, his frustrations and … Continue reading The Pieta – A Symbol of Outsourced Emotional Stress?