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10 tips to get enough exercise without visiting the gym

“The doctor told me I needed to exercise. One of the best ways to overcome my depression. He also told me that I had to mingle with people. But with my little pension I could neither afford the gym nor pay for the community activities. Through the employment agency I got a part-time job at […]

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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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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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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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Inspiration 005

Creativity has several facets. Usually we think of artists when we hear the word creativity, but everyone can be creative. I love this quote by Maya Angelou and I want to add that not only do you have more creativity when you use more, but also when you share more. When one person has a […]

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