Monthly Archives: May 2010

Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of ‘you’ to the world.


Today Mindful Mimi celebrates its 3rd birthday. Indeed, on 30 May 2007, my first post went live. They have been a wonderful 3 years full of interesting meetings, mindful meanderings, creative thought processes and plenty of learning opportunities. At first … Continue reading


Happiness is not the absence of problems but the ability to deal with them.


 The municipality of Almelo gives people who are in danger of becoming socially isolated a one-off “happiness allowance” of 450 euros. They have to use the money to do something they enjoy. The city believes that the happiness allowance is … Continue reading

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The most successful project is one that rolls by itself.

“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, is creativity.” -Charlie Mingus When I started my creative workshops at work, trying to get some creativity into a highly administrative work environment, I had no idea where … Continue reading

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Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude towards us. — John N. Mitchell


I recently attended a broadcasting conference where all the national players were invited, except one, who happened to be not only the number one in the market, but also the only business entity run by a non national mother company. … Continue reading

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You have something to give

Do you have a dream? Like riding a firetruck? Or swimming with dolphins? Do you have something to give? Like time to volunteer? Then your dream may come true soon. Check out below video:

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Creativity and how to make something from nothing in order to keep it alive.

Who are the beautiful losers in your life?

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