The Closed Ending Of My Relationship Book

By Annelize: To finally get to the end of a successful book, reading the very last part of the story can create ambivalent feelings in the reader. You may like and agree, usually when it ends in a fairy tale way of good happy endings, but sometimes endings can be sad and hard. Huge losses, read more…

Surprising Elements Of Self Love

By Annelize: I get it, self love, self care, self affirmations is overrated. These words have been thrown around and even used as selfish behavior. There are many articles about self love, and self care, but I want to look at it from a different perspective.  Digging deeper into ourselves is probably the most valuable read more…

Easter, The Celebration Of New Life And Birth

By Annelize: There are various different cultural connections to Easter. Some believe it originated from pagan festivities that are celebrated to welcome spring. In spring plants and trees become alive again, as well as new offspring arriving in the animal kingdom. The equinoxes and solstices were celebrated as sacred times. During Easter the spring equinox read more…

Unopened Suitcase

By Annelize: The bolted, weathered, chained, brown leathery suitcase concealed under my bed. What if we were all numb, apathetic, and emotionless human beings, moving around in robotic mode? Living a compartmentalized life was expected of me. I love to live a more rounded life believing everything intertwines then mixes to create the whole. The read more…

Resetting Life

By Annelize: Taking back your own life, taking responsibility for past failures and successes is not always easy. It is very difficult and so complicated. It is easier to blame someone else and forget about your failures. I guess we all had our issues these past months with 2020 throwing us a curve ball we read more…

Grieving- One Of The Greatest Losses Mankind Ever Experienced Collectively

By Annelize: The COVID-19 is not just another pandemic, not just another illness. It is trauma, and we are all experiencing it at some level globally. For the first time, in ages, we as a collective being are experiencing something so strange, something so radical, that most of us still do not comprehend what has read more…

The Crown We Might Be Missing In The Corona Virus

By Annelize: According to vocabulary.com, a corona is a glowing circle of light around an object. The word corona refers in a general sense to a circle or ring of light. In the 17th century, corona referred to a circular crown, from the Latin word for “crown or garland.” We could only look at it read more…

A New Decade

By Annelize: So far, I have lived 4 decades, my wonderful body carried me for all those different times. Times filled with laughter, with adventure, times of sadness, times of heartache, of isolation, times of uncertainty and just normal life. During all those time periods my body has been there, keeping me safe, keeping me read more…