Interesting Readings and Links

Below you will find a list of books, articles, links to video’s which crossed my path the past years.
They have been very insightful and helpful to me to understand and face my life challenges.
I hope they will be of help to you too – in whatever phase of change you are in.
And remember: “The only constant in life is change”.

The Primal Wound
Author: Nancy Verrier
How it helped me: helped me realize that the trauma of being separated from my birth mum is unconsciously driving fear of being abandoned with impact on relationships

Coming Home To Self
Author: Nancy Verrier
How it helped me:
still reading it đŸ™‚
Hope to understand how to find my authentic self as opposed to false self created following my separation trauma

Life’s Amazing Secrets
Author: Gaur Gopal Das
How it helped me: understanding key matters in life and finding balance between them

Ikigai
Author: Hector Garcia
and Francesc Miralles
How it helped me: Questioned my purpose of life – what drives you to get up every morning? What do you really like to do, what are you good at, you get paid for and which helps society?

Blijf Bij Mij
Author: Rika Ponnet
How it helped me: understanding different styles of attachment in relationships

Loslaten (Ik pieker als ik niet tegenwoordig ben)
Author: Roland Rogiers et al
How it helped me: learn to let go and reduce constant worrying (recommended by a friend I met at a Tomeeto shortski – I’m very thankfull to her)

Websites / Video’s

Intercountryadopteevoices (ICAV)
Website from ICAV – an association dedicated to educate, support, connect, collaborate, galvanise and give voice to intercountry adoptees from around the world.

Interesting video’s:

How to let go of an ex

Repetition Compulsion

Repeating Relationship Patterns

Floor Jansen’s animation video on her adoption story

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