Why you should stop undervaluing your ‘negative’ emotions

Do you know the feeling when you have so much to do and there is little time left to do it. Your shoulders and neck start feeling tense, your thoughts are racing, your focus is all over the place and the stress starts kicking in. Now you are also stressing about the stress and thatMeer lezen over “Why you should stop undervaluing your ‘negative’ emotions”

What to do when a task seems overwhelming?

How many of you procrastinate? Or maybe you don’t relate to procrastinating, but you do feel overwhelmed whenever you get appointed a big task that seems too much too handle. Yet when you are done with the tasks it doesn’t seem so ‘big’ anymore. As if it magically changes into something you can cope with.Meer lezen over “What to do when a task seems overwhelming?”

How to deal with uncertainty and gain the most out of the situation

A phenomenon we all experience is called ‘change’. Change allows the possibility for growth and development to enter our lives. We gain new knowledge with new experiences and we learn what we do and do not like. By placing our right foot in the comfort zone and our left in the unknown we have aMeer lezen over “How to deal with uncertainty and gain the most out of the situation”

A great exercise to clear your thoughts

We all know those periods of time when our minds are full of racing thoughts. Those moments when it is really difficult to just enjoy the thing you are doing, to enjoy the present. During those moments you might want to distract yourself because if you don’t all those thoughts come rushing through. Racing thoughtsMeer lezen over “A great exercise to clear your thoughts”

Your thoughts influence your reality

The placebo effect is well-known in the research world, and I believe it shows how tremendously powerful our thoughts can be. A placebo is anything that looks like real medicine treatment, but is not. A placebo is used in research to test if medicine treatment has any effect at all, or if it is theMeer lezen over “Your thoughts influence your reality”

Self-discipline is freedom

Self-control is like a muscle that we can exercise throughout the day. Usually at the end of the day it gets tired and that is the moment when it gets more difficult to stop ourselves from doing the things we do not want to do. If you are on a diet and try to restrainMeer lezen over “Self-discipline is freedom”

Mind your surroundings

A while back I wrote about the influence of the closest people around you. People talk about how the 5 persons that are close to you, that you have a close relationship with, are the ones that influence you the most. They have gone so far to state that you become the average of thoseMeer lezen over “Mind your surroundings”

Blueprint for life series part II: Visualization

Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years? Or the next 5 years? The next 2? What goals do you want to accomplish? Today I write about visualisation as a process continuing self-reflection. Where reflection helps you get a better understanding of yourself, visualisation helps you see how you will achieve your dreamsMeer lezen over “Blueprint for life series part II: Visualization”

Your personal reset button

Have you ever noticed how the way you start your day can have an impact on how you feel the rest of the day? Like sleeping poorly, waking up grumpy, and acting out to your friends or family over something small. Or you might have made a TO-DO list with all types of activities youMeer lezen over “Your personal reset button”

Sharissa Devis – I am always trying to improve myself and the people around me

Another interview with another entrepreneur! This week I have interviewed Sharissa Devis. She is a 26 year old entrepreneur who is a long-time friend of my girlfriend Naomi. She does multiple things and is mostly focused on what sparks her interest at the time. If you get to know her you can see how sheMeer lezen over “Sharissa Devis – I am always trying to improve myself and the people around me”