5 Surprising Things That Make Me Very Human
If you know me, or have been following me for a while you will know what I’m into, that’s no surprise. However, there are a few things I will admit here that you likely didn’t know about. My role and goal is to inspire and help people make the connection between their health, the food they eat and the soil it comes from. Anything outside of that is not necessarily important…is it?
Then I realised that part of what makes me a good nutritional therapist is that I’m very much like my clients. I’m human, with cravings, I make mistakes and I self-indulge. I cry, I pick myself up, I am sometimes annoying, I’m human.
So here are a few things about me that you might not know…
In 2021 I studied permaculture and am using what I learned to build a community garden in Amsterdam West, producing my own, organic food.
Despite my really healthy diet on a day-to-day basis, I do LOVE to indulge in some less healthy things on occasion. However, note how many of them are fermented 😉
Laughter has to be a part of my day, everyday. I make sure this happens by cracking jokes, pulling faces, acting silly (see photo) or watching, listening to or reading comedy. Laughter is the best medicine!
I am slightly obsessed by this little fur-ball in my life. Kina was with me through tough times and lights up everyday for me. Her fluffy fur is sooooo soft, she has one white whisker and about 10 different noises she makes that tells me exactly what she wants. She rules the roost here and I love every day she’s present in my life.
I do NOT love to cook every night. While cooking is something I love to do, I like variety in my tasks and also sometimes just feel lazy. I could sit for two hours shucking peas from their shells, but if you ask me to cook every single night, I’d go running out of the house. My secret to still eating healthy? I batch cook like crazy…I never cook for one.
I work within the boundaries of my clients’ values…and I want that for you too.
Working with a nutritional therapist is a personal journey and that requires a click with the person you work with.
My name is Joyce Bergsma and, of course, I teach my clients how to understand their bodies and how to feed them in the best way possible.
But what I ALSO do is act as their cheerleader, their navigator and I hold them accountable.
If that sounds like what you need, then book a call with me to see whether it’s a good match.