Tag Archive: Realization

Mission accomplished

And just like that, they were gone. My three girlfriends that whirled into this house 2,5 weeks ago and filled it with laughter, spontaneous yoga sessions, deep conversations, lots of raw chocolate and… Continue reading

The magic of Bali Spirit Festival

There is no doubt that Ubud has a spiritual energy. The smell of incense offered outside temples and altars. The face of devotion, dignity and dedication, in the eyes of the Balinese. The… Continue reading

A new perspective and aligned purpose

Way up here, with Bali beneath and India before me, my mind becomes the clear sky. And every event and encounter since I started this journey, white, puffy clouds. From this perspective, I… Continue reading

After a while…

After a while you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and chaining a soul, and you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning and company doesn’t mean security, and you begin to… Continue reading

The path to enlightenment is no path

The path to enlightenment is not a path at all, Helen, it’s actually a metaphor for the time it takes for you to allow yourself to be happy with who you already are,… Continue reading

Behind my greatest fear

Behind your greatest fear, Helen, lies your greatest gift. And your greatest gift, Helen, will be the example you become. You’re welcome, Notes from the Universe

The questions you didn’t think to ask

The best journeys answer questions that in the beginning, you didn’t even think to ask. from the Documentary 180 degrees South

Women of the World

In my sleeping car to Sapa there is a 65 year old Japanese house wife, travelling by herself. She keeps a journal of food she has enjoyed and friends she has made. She… Continue reading

Real growth

And of course when you’re interested in growth, you’re interested in the growth of those around you. They are absolutely interdependent. You grow only insofar as people around you are also growing and… Continue reading

A day in the life

Yesterday, my room mate Maria, having just come back from a 2 weeks vacation in Chile, asked me a question through the thin wall that separate our rooms: So, are you doing anything… Continue reading