What to do when life turns into an emotional rollercoaster

By Carole Sullivan Moving house, country, and starting a new relationship, all at the same time, is rocking the balance I have in my life. I’m well aware that change can be scary but knowing this has not prevented the emotional rollercoaster ride that I seem to be on. It has been a big decisionContinue reading What to do when life turns into an emotional rollercoaster

Dopamine detox: what did I get myself into?

When Sarah, singer song-writer from Rotterdam, talked about doing a Dopamine Detox, we were surprised to say the least, as dopamine is one of the ‘happy’ hormones.  Dopamine is linked to lots of functions in the body, but is most commonly known for helping us feel pleasure or reward.  Why would Sarah want to giveContinue reading “Dopamine detox: what did I get myself into?”

How I discovered independence wasn’t always a good thing

I used to pride myself on being independent and ‘strong’. I wore it like a badge of honour. “I have everything together. I can do it all by myself. I don’t need help from anyone.” Yeah. Right. What a load of baloney.  I thought it was better for everyone if I just got on with things;Continue reading “How I discovered independence wasn’t always a good thing”

How to find the perfect gift?

Ho ho ho. Here it is again, my favourite time of the year, the holiday season with its wonderful tradition of gift giving.  I just love gift giving. In fact, I even made it my job! I co-founded a company that supports start-ups in developing countries and local social initiatives by selling their fair-trade products in holiday season gift boxes thatContinue reading “How to find the perfect gift?”

How to get my self-care back on track?

I know that self-care is important, I have read all the articles and research and even written a book about it.  It really is the most important thing we can do to feel more content, and yet in reality life sometimes takes over and it can end up not getting the attention it should.  IContinue reading “How to get my self-care back on track?”