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Insight Out

Seeing beyond what is visible

Paralysing Who am I?

Lately, the paralysing questions “Who am I?” or “What do I want?” make me tired and mutinous. I refuse to answer those questions. I become rebellious when I see friends around me struggle with those questions. I want to scream in their ear: “Stop! It does not matter!” In spiritual circles you also here: “What […]

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The self made box

Jealousy and irritation, judgement and envy. I know them very well. My skinny and long legged female friends made me feel that way very often. Or should I say “I made myself feel that way very often”? This morning I had a phone call with a friend and former client of mine. She shared how […]

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Sighted Saturdays

On a dinner party last week a young guy asked me: “How is it to be blind? It was my biggest fear when I would hurt my eye. I think I wouldn’t survive. I would not want to live anymore.” I was touched by how open and vulnerable he asked me this question. And I […]

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The bubble of the one perfect life

Do you also have those moments where you realise you were living in a bubble? You saw something as true that afterwards turns out to be totally different. Sometimes I am so convinced that a conversation is gonna be so annoying, that I am totally surprised if it turns out the other way. I was […]

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The assumption checking muscle

The first time people meet me they have a bunch of assumptions about what I can and can not do as blind person. Totally logical, I think. You come across something that you don’t know, blindness, and the next thing, you start creating various ideas and thoughts in your mind about how that life as […]

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The art of real presence and a scared Eddy

Recently I’m feeling overwhelmed. I feel like I’m juggling with 10 balls and keeping them all up in the air at once. I run from one thing to the other like a lunatic and my partner asks me daily to just breathe and sit down. A part of me is yelling to stop and stand […]

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