Wisdom from my first teacher in life

Before Primal Pioneers went live, the idea simmered on the back burner for a few years. From time to time, I allowed a few people to‘sample’ my ‘brew’ so I could hear their…

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Recovering from being a head-person

Let’s continue the story where I left off in my post about physical disconnection: how I started living in my rational mind. In case you missed that part, here’s a quick…

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How I reconnect with my body: tips and techniques

In my previous blog post, I talked about how a childhood trauma had caused a severe disconnection between my mind and body, and why I decided to work on reconnecting the…

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Reconnecting with my body

In the Summer of 2014, I proudly started working out at MadLab, a gym that offers functional fitness and full body training. They had a strict ramp-up policy that required…

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Jelger’s restart in life

At the end of my previous blogpost we’d arrived in Vancouver as new immigrants. It was a moment of roaring emotions: feeling free and exhilarated while disoriented and…

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Jelger’s raw and uncut story

Eight years ago, my life looked a lot different. I was 27 years old, living in a rooftop apartment in Belgium, engaged to a wonderful girl and working long days as a…

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