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Date: 4 April, 2019


If you want to increase your stress-threshold what you eat is extremely important

One of the questions on my client’s intake forms is, “On a scale of 1-10, how stressed are you?” Rarely...

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Date: 22 March, 2019


‘Constant device checking looks a lot like an addiction.’

The power of time off. This is the title of an interesting article by Psychology Today, introducing PTO – Predictable...

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Date: 14 March, 2019


How nature impacts your wellbeing and improves your ability to create connections

Our result oriented society unleashes cultural pressure in both our personal and professional life. Culture tells us what we should...

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Date: 24 February, 2019


‘What is the difference between a holiday and a retreat?

I remember once I took a break to revitalize so I would be full of energy for my summer-family-holidays. I...

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Date: 19 February, 2019


‘When working in my business there is always a high pressure to deliver the best results.’

This the inspirational personal story of Wouter Scheepens, Entrepreneur | Adjunct Professor | Board member | Author When I first talked...

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Date: 26 November, 2018


‘The compassionate instinct’.

Some years ago, the Greater Good Science Center published an article on the compassionate instinct, and it remains to this...

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Date: 26 November, 2018


‘30 Hours of Silence’: challenging but impactful!

Finding time to do nothing and be still gets more and more challenging each day. But stillness helps to calm...

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Date: 26 November, 2018


Reflective skills are an essential part of creating connection.

Reflective skills help you to stay vital and connected. How often do you make time for reflection? Developing your reflective...

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Date: 26 November, 2018


You are only as young as your spine is flexible.

You are only as young as your spine is flexible! The muscles and tissues around your spine are responsible for...

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Date: 26 November, 2018


‘This retreat has guided me towards the person I want to become’.

Attendees arrived from Scandinavia, Colombia, the Benelux and Germany. The ‘the power of time off’ retreat was rated a 9...

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Date: 26 November, 2018


Hammam with Fatima. Encouraging women to help themselves.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Last November I moved here from Switzerland. By learning Arabic, I had the wonderful opportunity to get a...

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Date: 26 November, 2018


‘Who’s helping the top boss?’

Illustration Stella Smienk. In the NRC article:  … The job of CEO cannot be compared to another. Not with different...

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Date: 19 November, 2018


‘Yoga and Meditation most commonly used complementary health approach’.

The National Institutes of Health, a component of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports more adults and children...

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