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Overview

  • 7 References 7 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English, French
  • 51, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • practical philosopher, healer and writer
  • philosophy
  • From Belgium
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

Current mission
Making mourning the losses of me, you and the world and the soul of all of us into an exquisite skill. Starting up a local grief circle to make that into a communial local ritual.

ABOUT ME

I am a woman and a mother. I love dancing (biodanza and tantric) and singing
(voice liberation with sounds and singing songs) I adore cooking as a deeply nourishing, healing, connecting, playful and creative practice. I have a very well trained mind as a philosopher but I tend to send this mind on holiday more and more (to Florida). I left my homecountry (Belgium) because it had become a once helpful but now destructive part of myself. My new me is living in the Netherlands.

PHILOSOPHY
The most serious things in life are at the same time the most funny.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Traveled a bit in Germany. Found nice places to sleep when I visit my home country Belgium. Hosted lots of interesting people in my home in Enschede. Met nice people in the local activities in my town.

Interests

philosophy and practical philosophy, non violent communication, biodanza, tantric dance, voice liberation, apprenticeship with grief (Francis Weller) and grief rituals, rituals all together, chocolate and coffee, people and their beauty beyond wonder, impro theater, you reading this, fairy tales, fantasy movies, historic novels, dreams and their powerful meaning, Jerry and Esther Hicks, countries all of them and how they behave as a culture almost living creature inside the people living there, life as this undescribable amazing quest of me, you, insects, things I do not understand but others can explain to me like how the engine of a car works, hands and how they tell a story, eyes and how they reflect everything a person is, has, becomes, feels, adores, longs for, herbs and their smell, poetry and history and art and literature, details never noticed before, time travel, insanity, the 2 sexes and why there are only 2, and all other possibilities,

  • insects
  • arts
  • culture
  • literature
  • poetry
  • singing
  • theater
  • beauty
  • dancing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • chocolate
  • coffee
  • gardening
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • history
  • philosophy

Music, Movies, and Books

Lisa Gerrard, Howling Wolf, Etta James, Milk Carton Boys, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Prince Billie, many Movie Tracks, Jacques Brel, Axelle Red, Ray Charles,

'The tree of life', Paris -Texas, Harry Potter, fantasy movies

Ken Wilber, Francis Weller, historic novels,

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

.*getting my job back when I was fired by just talking to them
.*outing myself backwards meaning as being hetero after having been lesbian for 20 years
.*playing hide and seek in an airport as an adult with another adult
.*created a circle of friends to support me on an almost daily basis for more then 6 months with intens trauma healing

Teach, Learn, Share

Vegatarian Cooking, practical philosophy, non violent communication, deck of needs (card game to find out what your needs are in a specific issue), childhood trauma healing (Past Reality Integration), other life themes and releasing of stuck convictions, mindful householding, voice liberation, impro theater,

What I Can Share with Hosts

1 private room with one matrass on the floor, other matrasses might be available, kitchen, toilet, garden, bathroom, towels, food,

Countries I’ve Visited

Denmark, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, Netherlands, United States

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