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…

The Good Old Days

By Annelize: I notice a recurring pattern in many of my clients’ relationships and lives. One main central theme about relationships is, will it work out? Will it be restored? Will we get back together again? When will life be back to normal that I had? When will my partner return? When will my husband read more…

My Not So Ritualistic Self

By Annelize: We often look at others and we try our best to do the same, strive to do it the same way. We try our best to do what everyone tells us to. To do what the latest article or crave tells us to do. When everyone goes dieting like banting, or keto we read more…

Don’t Be So Sensitive

By Annelize: “As empaths, we are not here to be sponges or enablers. We are here to be helpers, guides, and supporters.” ― Aletheia Luna Aren’t we all supposed to be this? Aren’t we all supposed to help, guide and support each other? I could tell you that being an empath, can be described as the read more…

Losing Grip On Life

By Annelize: We do not know what today or tomorrow holds for us. We are always unsure and that is life. We can only try our best to live with what we are handed each day. We must adapt, we must make decisions every day without knowing it all. We are never secure that things read more…

The Art Of Letting Go

By Annelize: We love to control, we love control, we love to be in control. We want to control ourselves; we love to control others. We want to control life in general. What is it that drives us to control circumstances when we do not have control of it? Uncertainty, fear, shame, guilt, blame, just read more…

What Is Love?

By Annelize: Love is the indescribable mixture of experiencing different lives in this one body. As a newborn baby receiving love, unconditional love, nurture and protection. The little toddler exploring the world, but running back to the safety of arms love when danger approaches. The spirited little girl, that is worry free, loving nature, childishly read more…

Let’s Save Suicide

By Annelize: “There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life.” – Anais Nin The permanent end. This week, someone I know committed suicide. The permanent effect of it shocked me. Never again will he be seen, touched, hugged, chatted with. His wife will read more…

Boundaries… A Life Saver

By Annelize: We all need safe boundaries to live by, we often found ourselves tangled up in life and relationships that might not be working, where we feel unheard, perhaps unsafe, violated or even toxic. One thing that I learned from being in a co-dependent relationship for many years was that the lack of boundaries read more…

A Letter To Friends Telling You To Move On

By Annelize: Dear friend, I thought moving on was easy, but every time I find myself alone and drowning in my sorrows. I want you to feel and understand what I am going through, but you are on the outside, and you will never know what is happening inside my mind, my heart and my read more…