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Presence 2.0 – Bringing more presence into remote working

Presence 2.0 – Bringing more presence into remote working

Now that we're all remote working, we're noticing a lack of idle time. Bringing back small talk in our digital communications can go a long way in recreating some of these unplanned moments of...

Stepping out of the rat race

Stepping out of the rat race

We spend a great deal of our waking hours at work. Yet the digitalisation has further diminished the difference between private and professional life and therefore many of us are feeling...

How to soften your inner drive system in times of crisis

How to soften your inner drive system in times of crisis

In these uncertain times it is important to learn ways how to calm and ground yourself. 

Living busy times? Focus on self-care

Living busy times? Focus on self-care

When things get stressful we often automatically skip the things that nourish us, but it is in those moments that self-care is even more important. 

Stepping into being

Stepping into being

We spend most of our days in a doing and thinking mode which is helpful insolving problems and gettng things done. but it is not helpful when we feel exhausted or emotionally overwhelmed. It is...
Living in challenging times

Living in challenging times

Self-care is essential for survival. Only when our own energy and well-being tanks are filled can we master life and be the person we want to be.

Finding mental freedom and kindness in the midst of stress

Finding mental freedom and kindness in the midst of stress

Stress is mainly how you habitually react to certain situations in life. Often it has to do with underlying beliefs. When you can take a moment to pause instead of just blindly following them, you...

What you didn’t know about stress – and might change your life

What you didn’t know about stress – and might change your life

When talking about stress most people think about the flight and flee mechanism which is meant to help us to survive. but not many know about the drive system which helps us to go after rewards and...
Emotions – an all-inclusive package

Emotions – an all-inclusive package

We tend to do all kinds of things to avoid unpleasant emotions and to try to increase the pleasant ones. but how would it be if we simply allowed them in and saw them as the weather passing by-...
Allowing yourself to be human

Allowing yourself to be human

There is nothing soft about acknowledging that you are human and capable of making mistakes. On the contrary, it takes a lot of guts to look at yourself as you really are: imperfect, vulnerable and...

Living in the present moment: what does it mean?

Living in the present moment: what does it mean?

According to research our mind wanders half of the time to the future or past which can prevent us from living our life fully in the present moment. Mindfulness is about knowing that these are just...

How to become focused (again)

How to become focused (again)

In our technology driven, fast paced and distracted world it is easy to lose focus and to feel overwhelmed. Yet with some simple practices you can learn to train your attention, with repetition and...

How to say

How to say "no" with kindness

To to our fear of rejection many of us find it hard to say no to others and to set boundaries.  But there are ways to say no with kindness , without hurting the other person and allowing yourself...

Why you might be underperforming at work

Why you might be underperforming at work

Did you know that the most frequently used button in elevators is the "close doors" one? Have you ever noticed people frantically tapping it 7 or 8 times, even with one leg still outside? Maybe...

Celebrate life with mindfulness

Celebrate life with mindfulness

Focusing on the positive will not only help you to solve your problems, but also make you more resilient and creative.