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Thoughts about Thoughts

“As he thinks, so he is; as he continues to think, so he remains.” ― James Allen As a Man Thinketh Did you know that researchers have estimated we have between 8 and 42 thoughts per minute – upwards of 60,000 thoughts per day? Did you know that of these thoughts circa 60 – 70 % are repetitive […]

How Full is Your Battery?

Image courtesy of Ymind.nl “People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.” J. Michael Straczynsk My newsletter/blog is all about […]

A New Day: A New Chance

We’ve entered a new calendar year. Fixing our eyes forward, I’m wanting to share with you some inspiring words of wisdom to enter 2018 with a different mindset, a different perspective, and perhaps with more grit and creativity. New Year’s resolutions, goal setting, and good intentions are on almost everyone’s minds. We know that the […]

Holiday Needs in Your Time of Need

For many of us, the holidays, which are fast approaching, are a stressful time. Holiday stress manifests itself in a multitude of symptoms due to a variety of causes. Here is a tip that can help you celebrate the coming days in full holiday cheer: behind any one of your energy draining stressors, lies one […]

The Focus on Stress in the Workplace

Mid-November 2017, many Dutch organizations participated in the Week of Work Stress, dedicated to raising awareness on this topic. It appears that much needs to be done to better equip employees in responding to stressful challenges. According to TNO, stress is the number one organizational sickness. They also report that 36% of absenteeism in the […]