Category Archives for vulnerability

You Are Enough

 I had a painful realization last week and I like to share it with you, dear friendNot because I need sympathy (though I love virtual hugs!) but because this is about you and me and basically every human being on this planet.Okay, ready? Last week I wept. I cried like young children can cry. I stood in […]

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Self-love is the foundation of your Business

WHY SELF-LOVE IS THE BASIS OF YOUR BUSINESS And why The Dalai Lama didn’t understand self-hateDid I ever shared with you what HH Dalai Lama said when someone told him that people in the West often feel unhappy?Let me share it with you, because it’s such an important story.  At a meeting in India a friend […]

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Why failures are part of being alive (especially when you are an entrepreneur)

Why failures are part of being alive. Especially when you are an entrepreneur!I Made A Big Mistake! (these days That Failure Is Part Of My Business… want to know why?) Last week I shared my horror story where I told you about how I became partner in ‘the wrong’ company.Of all the stupid things…. Remember?I felt lost, […]

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How to keep your Creative Heart Open in Difficult Times

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”20114″ img_size=”720 × 720″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text][dt_gap height=”10″ /] Like you my weekend was about Paris, about people everywhere in the world turning against each other, about fear, about not feeding the fear, trying to find meaning in the madness. [dt_gap height=”10″ /] I was deeply shocked when I saw the images last Sunday […]

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Why I hid a White Silk Dress – A True Story

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”20060″ img_size=”962 × 390″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text][dt_gap height=”30″ /] What I’m about to tell you is not a pretty story. To be honest, I’ve never told this to anyone. But I think it’s time to share it. Because you might recognize parts of it as your own story.   In 2010 – when I was still […]

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WHY I REFUSE TO SURRENDER TO MY INNER PERFECTIONIST

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text][mashshare][/vc_column_text][dt_gap height=”20″][dt_gap height=”20″][vc_single_image image=”18180″ style=”vc_box_rounded” border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”600X200″ alignment=”center”][vc_column_text][dt_gap height=”20″ /] Picture this [dt_gap height=”20″ /] After a full day of testing and rehearsing (I even forgot the chocolat on my desk!) and days of preparing my webinar, I’m all set for my webinar “How to Overcome Perfectionism”.[dt_gap height=”20″ /] I see the names […]

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How To overcome Perfectionism Webinar

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] [dt_gap height=”20″ /] [mashshare] [dt_gap height=”20″ /] This is for you! You are invited to the Free Webinar[dt_gap height=”10″ /] How to Overcome Perfectionism [dt_gap height=”20″ /]  [dt_button size=”medium” animation=”none” icon=”” icon_align=”left” color=”orange” link=”http://www.estherdecharon.com/free-webinar” target_blank=”true”]Go to Sign Up for the webinar page[/dt_button] [dt_gap height=”20″ /] Two weeks ago I wrote an article for the Huffington […]

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How Fragile We Are

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]  [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][dt_gap height=”10″][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] How Fragile We Are [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][dt_gap height=”10″][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Yesterday our cat Max died. We found him on the side of the road. A few minutes after a car had hit him. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][dt_gap height=”10″][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] His body still warm, his eyes still gleaming. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][dt_gap height=”10″][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] His mother was a pristine pure-bred fancy Ragdoll cat. […]

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My Pretty Long Road from Being Miserable to Happiness

[dt_gap height=”20″][dt_gap height=”20″][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [mashshare] [dt_gap height=”30″ /]My Long and Pretty Windy Road from feeling Miserable to Happiness [dt_gap height=”30″ /] In my first year at the University of Amsterdam I participated in a research about young women and their smoking habits (yes, I know…). [dt_gap height=”10″ /]We were a randomly chosen group, and had never met […]

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