My mind, my thoughts, my words

Henna and blonde hair

Henna is a plant and has been used for centuries to create temporary patterns on the skin, and also, to dye hair. It’s a natural hair dye that simply ‘covers’ … Continue reading

30/04/2017 · Leave a comment

Beauty ideals across time and cultures and the desire to look like “them”

We are all human beings we all look different. That’s just what it is. And wouldn’t it be dull if everyone looked the same? If you try so hard to … Continue reading

30/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Experiences shape you(r age)

I am about to turn 25. Depending on how old you are you may think that is old or younger or somewhere in-between. Ageing is strange. The prospect of eventually … Continue reading

27/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Losing weight – use your brain (?)

The past two years I spent most of my time on a bicycle; around six hours of cycling daily would tire me out, that’s for sure, but not necessarily turn … Continue reading

24/08/2016 · Leave a comment

adults bullying kids

Unfortunately, bullying happens all around the world, both physical and mental bullying. But the worst kind is the kind that comes from adults – be it relatives, strangers, or the … Continue reading

15/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Two approaches, one goal

There are various different psychotherapies and I would say that they can be divided into two approaches: trying to make sense of the past, and not dealing with the past but … Continue reading

09/11/2014 · Leave a comment

Why do we torture ourselves?

Women are notoriously more critical about their appearance. We are objectified in the media, try to live up to unachievable beauty ideals, and all this results in is dissatisfaction. But being … Continue reading

27/03/2014 · Leave a comment