attitude

Why you should put doors into your walls

So many people spend their days moaning, complaining, criticizing, gossiping, blaming. We seem to connect a lot of things that happen to us to outside circumstances: - My colleague prevents me from doing my job properly - My partner makes me feel like shit - My parent’s upbringing is responsible for my depression - If only I were thinner, then I would find a boyfriend and I’d be happy. and so on... But it’s all a question of attitude really. If you think these things prevent you from being happy [...]

2019-10-15T11:03:31+02:00November 1st, 2019|

Do you listen to your body?

Does your day always go according to you plan? Usually not right? We get interrupted constantly and things happen that we had not foreseen. You're at work and your boss asks you to do an urgent presentation. You put your normal work aside and are confident you can get this finished within the limited time. But then the school calls that your kid is sick and needs to be picked up. All of a sudden, what started as a peaceful day, becomes hectic and unmanageable. Sound familiar? Let me ask another [...]

2019-07-02T08:17:03+02:00July 5th, 2019|

11 ways to put things in perspective

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou Let's say your company is restructuring. Some people are laid off. Some are promoted. People are tense, out of their comfort zones and motivation is sneaking out the back door. And you are in the middle of all this. What do you do? jump on projects, work constructively and pro-actively, take change as an opportunity, share your enthusiasm, go out of your way to make it happen. quietly work acc [...]

2019-02-07T11:49:33+02:00February 8th, 2019|

The Carpenter’s House – a story

An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house building business and live a more leisurely life with his wife enjoying his extended family. He would miss the paycheck, but he needed to retire. They could get by. The contractor was sorry to see his good worker go and asked if he could build just one more house as a personal favor. The carpenter said yes, but in time it was easy to see that his heart was not in his work. He resorted to sho [...]

2018-12-18T09:06:37+02:00December 21st, 2018|