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?

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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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Another easy way to learn and to get inspired

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Are you looking for an easy way to learn new things and to get inspired? Of course you can go to a network event, follow a course or read a book. This article is about another easy and fun way to achieve this without having to leave the house. I recently…

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How to give the best to relationships

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. A while ago, a dear friend asked me how come I can get along with so many people. I had to think of about this for a while. I actually felt a little uncomfortable because there where more people in the group and their attention switched to me. It was as…

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7 ways to listen better

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. One of the 100 ways to experience more joy and happiness is to listen.  A translation of listening into Latin is “audire”. It means the ability to hear and hearing clearly. It is more than sitting back and boarding your own train of thought while someone talks to you . It requires…

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