Listen Louder

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It’s easy to talk louder. You have to raise your voice. Listening louder takes more effort. This article gives you three ways to listen louder and have more connecting, understanding, and joy in the conversations with others.

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A Simple Technique to Make Your Day (and Someone else’s) Better

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The reason for this article is the book “How to make friends and influence people” by Dale Carnegie. He describes 40 principles for a better and happier life, for example, by trying to see somebody else’s viewpoint. My article is about another principle: Smile! How you can smile easier for real and what are the benefits of smiling.

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Let’s Talk about…Emotions!

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This article is about feelings and emotions. It contains techniques and tips that can help you deal with them more effectively at work and at home. This way you can experience more joy and satisfaction in your life.

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What is your Ikigai?

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Summary: This article explains how you can find your Ikigai. A Japanese word meaning “life goal” or “the reason for being”. People living their Ikigai feel fulfilled, have wellness, joy, happiness and have balance in the daily routine of life. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. This summer I went to visit the island of Okinawa. It’s…

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Examples of WHY Statements

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A good WHY statement of an individual or a “tribe” will attract people who believe what they believe. This article gives you some examples of WHY statements to inspire you to discover your own so you can experience more fulfillment by contributing and having an effect on the world.

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Do you want more real connections as well?

Summary: In November 2018 it is estimated that we are with 7.7 billion people on this planet. Maybe you did not know it yet, but we are all connected to each other. This article is about how you can become more aware of the connection you have with others so that you can communicate more…

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The Secret to Stay Motivated

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Summary: Do you need some techniques on how to get motivated? This article will surely help you to find a way and to stay motivated since motivation is an emotion. And emotions are temporary. In this article you’ll find a way to stay motivated in a more sustainable way. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. It’s the…

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Going beyond Perfectionism in 6 Steps

Going beyond Perfectionism in 6 Steps

Perfectionism: Extreme or obsessive striving for perfection, as in one’s work. -Webster’s New World College Dictionary Voor Nederlands, klik hier. This article is about perfectionism and how to deal with it. I have decided to write it in one stretch and not to take days (or weeks) for it. Also, I will not let anyone…

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Get out of your head!

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. We engineers love to use our head. It helps us to think structured and analytical. Also, it helps to make calculations, to model, make lists and predict outcomes. The command line [If…then…else] is one of the first things I learned programming in BASIC. This is also one of the lines in our…

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Time to recharge! (part 1)

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This is part 1 of an article on how to recharge when you’re running low on energy and need a break. It contains 8 tips which you can apply right away!

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