57 Reasons to go on a retreat

2021-04-09T09:45:07+02:00April 9th, 2021|

Away days are important. We need to stop for a while to look around us and ask ourselves what we are doing and why. We cannot do that slap bang in the middle of our lives with screaming kids, a full time job and a million things on our to do lists. We need to take ourselves out of our routine, go somewhere quiet, where we can hear ourselves think. I have been organizing away days, retreats and mini-retreats for 10 years now and am still amazed at what such away time can do to people. So if you [...]

What matters now

2022-06-01T11:10:16+02:00April 17th, 2020|

Seth Godin, Purple Cow guru named 'America's greatest Marketer' (by American Way magazine), writes a very atypical blog. He writes a post almost every day. And from reading them you can just see him biking to work every morning (I don't know him well enough to know whether he does this or not but he seems that kind of guy to me) thinking about something someone said last night, or about the funny kid he sees in the street or the ad he saw on tv last night. Sometimes his posts are just that, tho [...]

Why motivation is not the problem

2020-01-03T09:45:03+02:00January 3rd, 2020|

As a life coach, I often hear people say they lack motivation. They have the best goals: they want to live healthier, get organized at home or at work, start a new business or project. These goals are things they WANT. And you would say that if you want something really bad, it should be easy to get motivated right? Wrong. So why are we not motivated or driven enough to meet our goals? Are we not determined enough? Strong enough? The way I see it, motivation is like the sap of a tree: it keeps [...]

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