Something’s not right, he thought. Something’s not right at all. Surprised by a sudden fright, he frantically looked around in an attempt to find out what was causing his distress. Though he very well knew it was caused by his own atypical actions. From his spot, sitting on top of the hill, with vast wastelands [...]
The television still hadn’t faded to dead black yet. Its gaping mouth in the mahogany veneered cabinet stared at her with an intent that made her feel guilty. Quickly, unable to look at the cruel beast any longer, she stood up and closed the sliding doors. Hiding it away from the world. Her world. High [...]
I’ve been terribly lost these past months. Heaps of energy loss, mixed with a pinch of existential depression, and a whole lot of questions on what the hell is going on in the world. And, what my role in all this is. After all, I’m just a tiny nobody behind a laptop (I’m not, I [...]
How It Is To Be Guru Gian/Jasper Kok From looking and being 'normal' to feeling and being connected to the self and your mind; this conversation with my good friend Jasper hit all my favorite topics. Guru Gian's tip for more happiness and staying connected to yourself: Develop a relationship with your mind and ensure [...]
I have this new obsession. It is one that made my friends look at me with utter amazement and wonder if they’d ever really known me at all. It is one that is making me stare in the mirror and ask myself: "Who am I?" Because my obsession is….[insert drumroll here]…watching makeup and beauty vloggers [...]
It took me some tears and a spontaneous call with a friend to get there but I finally found clarity on what it means to me to be a woman. Hint: like with most things in (my) life, it's not always easy but it sure is interesting!
“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” - the Dalai Lama I’m personally not a big follower of guru’s and (often times only so-called) spiritual leaders but when the personification of Yoda tells me that the key to life is being happy, then I’m first in line to give that hypothesis a go. And so [...]
Do you ever get hit by a lightning bolt of clarity and ask yourself: What is the meaning of life anyway? Yeah, I got a ton of that in the past weeks… I got struck down by a serious cold and it turned me hyper-philosophical and introspective. And it made me wonder (in the most Carrie Bradshaw of [...]
A quick introduction to Linda Coussement (that's me!), the one behind the concept of "How is it to be you?".
Are you ready to choose yourself? You’ve heard of the very demagogue-y decision to remove all climate change information of the White House website haven’t you? And how several U.S. government agencies were asked to limit communicating certain information to the world? And how employees of these and other agencies decided to set up private ‘rogue’ Twitter accounts? [...]