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Why you should read Tara Mohrs book, "Playing Big"

One of the books, which had the biggest input in my life was "Playing Big" by Tara Mohr. Tara Mohr is an expert on women's leadership and wellbeing. In her book, she provides wisdom and tools for women who want to speak up and create. She is a master is silencing your inner critic and trusting your other inner voice with guiding you through life.

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How a different point of view can help you during a crisis to silence your inner critic

It feels weird to live through this crisis, knowing that this is so big it will be a massive change for our future. My 15 years old realized the other day, that her grandchildren will probably ask her, how that felt to have lived through Corona times.But here is the thing. Like so many other things in our life, we can not control it. And a loss of control always makes us insecure, less confident, and ups the volume on our inner critic.

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How to be more confident by practicing vulnerability

Dare to be yourself is the most simple-sounding advice given by Brené Brown. (One of my biggest heroes, check out one of her TED talks here)While it may sound simple, it sure is the hardest thing I am working on. Vulnerability is the complete contrary of perfectionism, that so many of us, especially us women, are hiding behind. It is saying, I am so sorry, I f***ed up. To feel more confident in life, we have to practice vulnerability and choose courage. It is not something that will happen overnight. We need to take little steps every day, to show up as ourselves. And this is what can help with practicing. Admit a weakness and not knowing everything. Start with...

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9 good reasons to buy handmade jewelry

There are many reasons to buy handmade items in general and jewelry in particular. Over the last few years the trend to buy handmade jewelry has steadily increased, as it makes the world a tiny bit of a better place. Handcrafted jewelry is timeless and beautiful, but will never go out of style and therefor is an investment in your unique collection. Need more convincing? So here are 9 good reasons to buy handmade beaded jewelry: The variety of handmade jewelry makes it an outstanding gift idea. From your daughter to your mother in law, every women loves receiving a new piece of jewelry. Look for a jewelry set that includes necklace, bracelet, ring and a pair of earrings, in...

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How to be a great mum even if you are not a kids person

I am not trying to say that I am a great mum, but I think I am doing ok. I have a 16 and a 12 year old daughter and we love each other very much. We are in the midst of puberty and we are still talking to each other daily, so that's something, right? My friends tell me that my kids are very easy to get on with and not annoying, even if we stay for a couple of days. This happened the other week, when we stayed with friends in Berlin, which inspired me to write this post. I admit here, for the first time in public, that I don't like kids, generally speaking. For many many years I...

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