The uncertainty of what’s going to come after leaving the system paralyzed me for months. Being at a crossroad means you can do anything. You can also do nothing. Here's how I see uncertainty now.
About the times when your life is turned upside down. About blurred vision and a strong- as - a bear- mindset. About emotions and connection. About dying dreams. A must read for everyone who has struggled, is struggling or will struggle.
Loneliness - If I hadn't been to the TEDxGroningen event this fall I myself would have probably been too ashamed to write about it. But why is this very feeling - that everyone has dealt with before or encounters on a regular basis - one that most people are too ashamed to talk about?
WE NEED TO RAISE AWARENESS TO THIS! - what annoys but most importantly shocks me about the fitness industry and the messages that are propagated on social media.
At some point in my childhood, probably at the age of around 12, I started hating it when my mum told me that I was smart or intelligent. It made me really angry actually (love you mama!). I now understand why. I saw it as logical that whatever I will face, my success or failure [...]