30 March 2021

Toxic positivity. It is a thing.

Toxic positivity is getting a bit of attention these days. And for good reason. But how can anything positive be seen as ‘toxic’? I define toxic […]
17 March 2021

What is happy?

My journey to recovery as told through the lens of 4 phases of recovery
8 March 2021

The advice I wish I had received during my recovery

Advice, advice, it’s all around.  “Are you burned out? Oh, is it depression? Do this. Try this. Buy this. It will help. All of it. You’ll […]
4 March 2021

What does burnout feel like? My personal experience.

I spent most of the last few months of my second pregnancy in bed. I was in constant pain because of pelvic instability and other ‘pregnancy […]
26 February 2021

Playing hide and seek with emotions

One of the things that I did not learn during my many hours of therapy was that I had somehow shut off my ability to feel. […]
25 February 2021

Mini-Symposium Tilburg University

On September 25th, 2020, I took part in a mini symposium together with 5 of my guest lecturer colleagues at the Tilburg University. This experience had […]
25 February 2021

Welcome to my blog!

It might be a bit awkward for some people – someone who calls herself a coach and talks openly about her own (recovery) experience and emotions. […]
12 February 2021


WTF is EST? EST is that invisible ingredient, much like an e-number, which I unknowingly used to add to every part of my life. (And sometimes […]
12 February 2021

A bitter pill

“I need a strategy! How do I get out of this?!” I got this question a while back from a coachee. I recognized a lot in […]