A sunny but smelly day

I was looking outside the window and wondered why things looked a bit bleakly. Or rather grey. What happened to the vibrant greens in the garden? Were the windows really that filthy?
It had nothing to do with cleaning the windows, a neighbour was having a barbecue. Continue reading

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#Wildlifefrommywindow

I was close, really close. I almost got it. Nearly, I started an account on Twitter. Because on May 12 – M.E. Awareness Day – @BBCSpringwatch started the theme wildlife from my window and I have so many stories to share. Continue reading

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#gimmefive Challenge

Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States of America, has launched her #Gimmefive Challenge to ask people what their five tips for a healthy life. Here are my five tips to live a balanced life: Continue reading

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62 – Gent

Sent by: Joeri;
Location: Gent, Belgium;
Date: January 25, 2015.

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Blue bells

Ever since I started meditating a few years ago, I tried finding guided meditations to get me started. And I found plenty, thanks to kind people who offer some for free on the Internet.
At the end of the day I meditate in bed on my own and use some of the affirmations or phrases I picked up from these guided meditations. The affirmations or phrases help me focus and concentrate, to keep my mind from wandering and never stop thinking about things in daily life. One of the affirmations is: the earth supports me and meets my needs. Continue reading

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All those f-words

Fuck, fear, failure, flora and fauna… all these f-words are currently a part of my life. Let us not get into the complete f-part of the dictionary, but let me explain the mentioned f-words. Continue reading

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Compulsive indeed – Happy Fountain Pen Day!!

Usually, my day starts with cleaning the counter in the kitchen. Don’t worry, this is not a clear case of a compulsive cleaning disorder. Having a defect immune system doesn’t mean I fill my days going through the house with a bucket of soap and water. Continue reading

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Green nail polish and grass

I am not my body. Meaning: I am more than being ill, tired and clumsy. Continue reading

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Saying hello

September last year, we frequently spotted a bat above our garden. It was going around in eight figured tracks. The first loop was in our garden, then through the narrow alley and another loop over the neighborhood square. Continue reading

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New life

At the moment, at least five couples that I know of are happily waiting for their baby to be born. In recent articles I have been wondering about the human kind. With that in mind, one might wonder what these children will be like when grown up. Continue reading

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