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Review: Bon Dieu Movie

Almost two hours of pure fun Filming a good comedy is one of the hardest jobs there are. Movies that in my opinion belong to that category are for instance the English movie Bridget Jones Diary, the American movie The Birdcage or the French film Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob. And I can add one […]

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One Red Paperclip

A tale of optimism and possibilities If you seek inspiration, read “One Red Paperclip”. This is such a great story! Kyle MacDonald made 14 barters in 2005/2006. He started with a red paperclip and ended owning a real house. His writing style is witty. The book is full of funny self-reflection. What I like most […]

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Stop, Look, Go

A very inspiring video of David Steindl-Rast – Want to be happy? Be grateful. What I consider the most important remarks in the video: It’s not happiness that makes you grateful, it’s gratefulness that makes you happy Our advice to children when crossing the street is stop-look-go. That should be our own attitude as well: […]

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25 tips for your spare time

Lately I had been working so hard that I totally forgot what to do when I had time off. So these tips are a reminder of all the great things to do to relax. Once I started the list (the plan was to make a list of 10 tips) it was pretty easy to come […]

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Gracious grateful

Last year I saw the interview of Tony Robbins with Alice Herz-Sommer. She was 108 years at the time and still practicing her piano three hours a day. A holocaust survivor, who says the main reason for being able to survive was seeing the beauty in everything. What an amazing woman, what an inspiring story. […]

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Programming for success

Do you sometimes feel like you’re in quicksand and not getting anywhere? I know I do and so does my son. Last year we decided to follow a six-week program for personal development together. This program is described in a book we both have, “Elements of Success” by Nisandeh Neta (unfortunately it’s not available at […]

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