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The Gift of Time

This isn’t what you think it will be about. It’s not about time management or getting things done in a more efficient manner, though both are important in the context of well-being. The gift of time I’m referring to, is the one which exists between a trigger and your response. In the words of Viktor […]

It’s Time to Wake-Up, Organizations!

Organizations need to wake-up. Employees are looking for more than just a paycheck. Job security is a thing of the past. The ‘war for talent’ is an oft-used expression, for good reasons. Nothing is, as it was before. It doesn’t make sense to pretend otherwise. The Past My father, if he were still alive, would […]

Clarity About Pursuing Happiness at Work

In March this year, a few cities in the Netherlands acknowledged and celebrated Dutch Happiness Week. This is an initiative of Fontys University HRM and Psychology students, which began in 2015 in Eindhoven. A leading theme, ‘the economy of happiness’, in these departments was the motivation behind the initiative. Last September, an initiative of two […]

Whistle While You Work

Impact of Music on Workplace Productivity Some interesting facts, in the infograph below by webfx.com,  on the benefits of music in the workplace, not only for productivity but also for well-being and engagement. In a Forbes article I found an answer to a question I posed to myself after reading this infograph: Can listening to […]

A New Day: A New Chance

Your Inner Critic  6 weeks ago, we entered a new calendar year. Fixing our eyes forward, I’m wanting to share with you some inspiring words of wisdom to continue into 2019 with a different mindset, a different perspective, and perhaps with more grit, creativity, and resiliency. New Year’s resolutions, goal setting, and good intentions are […]

Thinking Makes it So

Did you ever stop to realize that our thoughts create our reality? That they even create and change our physiology, our internal chemistry? Thoughts Are That Powerful After you read this article, you will be a changed person. That’s my promise to you. Awareness is the first step to change. Since after you’ve read this […]