A perfect summer drink

At the moment it is hot. Incredibly hot. What can you do if you don’t have an air-condition at work or at home? You might say as little movement as possible and my response would be: I like the way you think =). However, there is an alternative. A drink that is refreshing be it…

Would You Send Your Children to University?

I don’t have kids yet but I know that when I have, I want only the best for them. As we all (hopefully =) ). One of the tasks of being a parent is to make sure to equip our kids and prepare them for the future to be independent and successful members of the…

Afraid of the Future

Maybe two weeks ago I stumbled upon an article in my constant pursuit to better understand depression. In this article, I read something for the first time that struck a nerve. It mentioned that one part in the whole mental health dilemma could be our generation’s fear of the future.

How Do YOU Define Success?

More often, I am talking to myself that I want to win at life. I don’t want to play not to lose but to win. I want my life to be a success. But how does a successful life look like? And what does it even mean?

It is Difficult to be Open-Minded, if You Don’t Listen

Many people say about themselves that they are open-minded. Sometimes, I have the feeling that this is not really true. Maybe it is ignorance. I cannot really tell. I say that, if you don’t listen, you cannot really be open-minded.

A Different Way to get to Know Someone

Imagine you meet someone new, or you are on a date, what is the first question (given you know the name already) you ask? I bet it might be something along the lines of: “What are you doing?”. It is a natural think to ask. We are curious and want to get to know the…

Are You Ready to be Helped?

The question can be applied in different contexts. In this article, I want to explore what this question means if you are on a low point in your life.

Brick by Brick

We want to lead an adventurous life. A life filled with excitement. We want to create that is special. We want to constantly be happy and successful. We want to discover and explore and we are innately curious. This can drive us. This can also put a lot of pressure on us, too.

When Expectations are Not Fulfilled

You might know that currently the FIFA World Cup is taking place in Russia. Germany is the defending champion and the hopes are up for the team to defend their title. Needless to say, that with it come a lot of expectations towards the team and its players. Yesterday, I saw a good example what…

How to add a little Design Thinking into your life

For the last three days, I was on a training to become a Design Thinking Coach. To take part in this training was one of my goals for this year, when I sat down at the end of last year to think about how I can turn my life into a more positive one again….