December 21, 2020

Maatregelen Covid-19

Maatregelen Covid-19 Psychologenpraktijk Zielkracht mag gedurende de maatregelen van de lockdown  face tot face gesprekken blijven voeren in de praktijk. Hulpverleners binnen de ggz vallen onder medische beroepen.  
July 31, 2019

Connection is the key in overcoming addiction & dependency

Connection is the key in overcoming addiction & dependency It’s a fact. Human beings like habits. We do things, repeatedly. Every day. Over and over again. Because we’re used to it. It makes us feel good; it gives us a sense of comfort and control. We have hundreds of habits that help us through the day and that bring a kind of structure into our lives. A lot of these habits we’re not even aware of. On an automatic pilot we keep on repeating certain compulsive behaviour, often being rewarded by an instant gratification. When we take a closer look, we often see that these habits are not serving us really nor contributing to our wellbeing and happiness. Although it […]
July 31, 2019

How to start to find peace in the midst of the storm.

How to start to find peace in the midst of the storm. Nowadays we’re living in a world that’s constantly and rapidly changing, fuelled by a performance driven busyness where high expectations and stress makes us run even harder. And as if that’s not even enough, the storm in our heads never seems to lie down. We’re haunted by thoughts, worries, and judgements and often live on an automatic pilot that makes life pass by so quickly. There’s a never-ending search for something external that gives a short-term gratification, but which is not really fulfilling in the long run. The storm in our heads doesn’t pass. The constant focus on taking action, on reaching goals in the future or unresolved […]
July 31, 2019

Relax, just do it!

Relax, just do it! How to slow down the body and quiet the mind? Relax. Just do it. Easier said than done for the majority of the world population that is living in a stress-based society. Stress is one of the biggest modern epidemics and its damaging effects on people’s health and immune system are widespread all around the world. With the immensely increasing number of burn out cases, stress related physical complaints and mental disorders there’s an inevitable need to ‘just relax’. What is relaxation? In order to become relaxed, we first need to know what it is exactly. One of the most common misunderstandings is that relaxation means ‘doing nothing’. When we are stressed out, we often get […]
July 31, 2019

From burn-out to on fire – how to reignite your inner flame?

From burn-out to on fire – how to reignite your inner flame? That feeling when everything is just too much. Extreme tiredness. All of a sudden, the things that were used to be fun are so heavy. A lack of interest in things, feeling negative emotions like frustration, anger or sadness all the time. The experiencing of chronic stress. An ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment, in work and life. Physical and emotional exhaustion. Feeling like there’s a dark shadow over your life. The light has been blown out. Burn out often goes further than just only job stress. It takes over your whole life and being and it doesn’t go away by itself. The high demands and expectations of society […]