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How (and why) to beat your inferiority complex

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt Some years ago, I was asked by the women’s network of an international bank to speak at their monthly meeting about creativity, finding your passion and work-life balance. When I met the two women, I was impressed by their professionality, their corporate position and the way they seemed to manage their own work life balance. When I am in such meetings, I have a tendency to fall back into one of my default settings, whi [...]

2019-09-03T10:02:21+02:00September 13th, 2019|

15 ways to a happier you

It's already May and the year is reaching it's mid point... So I wanted to check in about those New Year resolutions you set back in January... Have you given up smoking/eating cookies/gobbling ice cream/complaining yet? Have you started exercising/eating healthier/being grateful for the small things/do one good deed a day? Or have you chosen a Word of the Year like I do? And it so, how is that working for you? Whichever you chose and whether you are sticking to it or whether it all went down th [...]

2019-05-07T09:08:30+02:00May 10th, 2019|

9 ways to stay healthy and happy

At the beginning of each year, people always start with the same kind of resolutions. exercise more eat healthily drink less alcohol ... If you've followed me for some time, you know I don't believe in New Year's resolutions but choose a Word of the Year instead. Besides the word of the year, the secret to a happy and healthy life are your daily habits. They may be small habits, but they can alter your life tremendously. So below are few simple tips to stay (or become) happy and healthy. • Eat [...]

2018-12-18T09:39:58+02:00December 28th, 2018|

How to find inner peace

“Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict from life, but the ability to cope with it.” - Unknown What is inner peace? Inner peace (or peace of mind) refers to a state of being mentally and spiritually at peace, with enough knowledge and understanding to keep oneself strong in the face of discord or stress. Being "at peace" is considered by many to be healthy (homeostasis) and the opposite of being stressed or anxious. (source) According to the research of Dr. Fred Luskin of Stanford Universi [...]

2019-04-02T13:49:30+02:00June 16th, 2017|

17 ways to practice affirmations

You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious with the conviction you are a success. This is done by making an affirmation which 'clicks.' -- Florence Scovel Shinn  Last week I made you look at your limiting beliefs and got you to write down a list of your affirmations. The secret is to practice them whenever you can, to integrate them in your daily life. Here are a few examples of how to do that. Create affirmations You have written a few last week. Now get some index cards and writ [...]

2019-01-09T11:19:56+02:00April 28th, 2017|