100 ways to experience more joy and happiness

In this article, I will give you 100 different ways to experience more happiness and joy in life. That can come in handy if you’re not feeling well, or if you need a boost and motivation.

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100 manieren om meer vreugde en geluk te ervaren

In dit artikel geef ik je 100 verschillende manieren om meer geluk en vreugde in het leven te ervaren. Dat kan goed van pas komen als je je niet zo goed voelt of een opkikker en motivatie kunt gebruiken.

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This is how you make a choice in line with YOU

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Every day we are  faced with choices. Some are small like what to eat for dinner or what flight to book. Others are bigger and deal with job opportunities, a choice in education or relationships. A couple of years ago I was faced with a big career decision in life. I…

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How to enjoy your work until retirement

My late friend Elmo once told me “If you’re happy, stay that way. If not, move!”. These words are of great value to me and are of importance to enjoy your work until retirement. There are a lot of professionals who just love what they’re doing. These include factory workmen, fieldworkers, draftsmen, engineers, cashiers and…

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Book review: “Originals” by Adam Grant

Have you ever heard of a vuja-de? It is the opposite of a déjà vu! We face something familiar, but we see it in a fresh way that enables us to gain new insights into old problems. This is one way how an original works. In his new book ‘Originals’, Adam Grant, professor Management and…

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5 steps to overcome mental fatigue

The brain is like a muscle and it needs a variety in stimulus. After studying, course or some major work, the brain can feel ‘full” and tired. It has to rearrange all knowledge and experiences which have been stored on the temporary drive of the brain. The first step is give your brain a rest….

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How to Deal with an Elephant in the Room

Summary: This article is about how to address difficult issues that you would rather not discus at work or at home. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. The elephant in the room is an issue which no one seems to address, but you feel it and it can paralyze you. It can be a sore spot, something politically…

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3 reasons why engineers need coaching (too)

I was an employee of an engineering company for nearly 15 years. There, I worked with great professionals including architects, contractors, government officials, draftsmen and real estate developers.  Most engineers are dedicated to their work & field and some of them are more successful at it than others. I often wondered what the reason is for…

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ONE exercise to find out what you’re good at or what you need to do (includes a FREE gift)

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In this article I am introducing the lifeline and how it can help you discover what you are good at. It helps you discover the common thread in your life so that you can make easier and more conscious choices to perform better and live a happier life. I also have a (FREE) blueprint for you to make your own lifeline.

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How to be nearly always happy

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. I came across a survey which said that 52% of the participants nearly always feel happy. A long time ago, I used to tell to my friends that I was nearly always happy. This is still the case. Social Media is overwhelming us with tips and tricks on how to lead…

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