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your health

Graded activity to be able to walk again

I am injured. Again. It’s possible that I should slow down and ‘act my age’, but I don’t want to. Which might be the main reason why I am injured again. Last weekend I have attended a marvelous business seminar. It was one of those seminars that involve a lot of music to energize you, […]

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What not to do when you want to lose weight

My mother was dieting all her life. She also had about 20 to 30 pounds of overweight her whole life. The conclusion might be, that dieting does not help. But what can I say, she just loved chocolate. And was easily persuaded to do something else than what she had planned for. Stick to your […]

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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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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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on your way

Intentionally happy

Every morning I set an intention and I make a small list of goals. I started doing this some while ago. Never did it before, but I should have, because it’s a very powerful tool. There are several websites I visit in turn. Intention of the Day and Daily Positive Quotes are my favorites. I […]

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