How Easy We Take it for Granted

Let me tell you a little story... Today while I was sitting at a cafe in Copenhagen, I sat next to a woman and her father. The woman was crying, obviously frustrated and distraught. Her dad stroked her shoulder, and then he stood up to go and use the restroom. She then picked up her... Continue Reading →

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I Get Lonely Too…

I love spending time in my own company. But don’t you get lonely? Of course I do! So, this is a question I often get when I talk about self-love and being single. In a modern world where everyone is in such a rush to find the perfect job, the perfect partner, and to build... Continue Reading →

The Blind Leading the Blind

To be the mom of a soon-to-be teenager is a bit scary. I remember very well how difficult a time that can be. The hormones, the changes, the challenges. Just being comfortable in your own body that seems like a strangers vessel is challenging enough on its own. And then you have the introduction to... Continue Reading →

Don’t get defensive and personal!

I'm a girl/woman (why does both of those words just feel wrong?) PERSON (that's better!) who has quite a few untraditional opinions. I take pride in being a very open-minded person, and I have no problem with expressing my personal and untraditional thoughts. I will gladly take part in a discussion as well, as long... Continue Reading →

To Any Potential Someone

Don't we all have those moments where we wish that new potential someones that come into our lives could do so with an instruction manual attached to them? But that would also ruin some of the fun with getting to know someone truly. So if you ever find yourself here as a potential someone in... Continue Reading →

Silver Lining • POEM

All of the looks The words and kisses Before I even knew I’d fallen into the trap Lost in a present That looked like the past • All of the questions The answers I feared And did not want They were the truth The pain I needed To finally move on ©️Christina de Vries

What I Have Learned From Pain

A lot of people have a very strong fear of the feeling of psychological pain, and that is completely understandable. Other have a craving for it. I wouldn't say that I fall into either of the two categories. I don't particularly enjoy the hurt, but whenever I come across it, I choose to be very... Continue Reading →

This Might Change Everything!

There are a few times in your life that you will be very aware of the fact that a choice you're about to make could potentially lead your life in a very different direction. Sometimes the choice can be really hard, and other times it's as easy as breathing. And then there's the times when... Continue Reading →

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