Be aware of cognitive rigidity

What is cognitive rigidity? The short answer is that cognitive rigidity is when our way of thinking about something or how we see (parts of) the world is fixed and does not change. The long answer is that when we see something for the first time, or we engage with someone for the first time…

Musings on Love – X

What happens if you do not talk? This is about every relationship we have that is meaningful to us. When it comes to the relationship with your partner, everything is amplified, because being in a relationship means there are additional expectations towards each other. Unfortunately, often they are not voiced. So what happens if we…

36 Questions to fall in love – XXVII

I think it is only fair that you get to know me a little bit better to understand how I think and how my brain works in order to put my writings into perspective and to draw your own conclusions. This is why I, once about every ten days, answer one of the questions from…

Talk to your parents

Our relationships with our parents can be complicated. That is why it can be a wonderful idea to talk to your parents about expectations.

The power of silence

When was the last time you were truly silent for an extended period of time, during you did not sleep? Being silent can be scary and our monkey mind doesn’t like it that much either. Nevertheless, there are some ways how we can use silence to our advantage.

Honest but kind

This entry is about how we should treat ourselves and others, and yes, that is not an easy topic.

The importance of trust in leadership

We know about the importance of trust in a relationship. Unfortunately, we often limit our thinking to the relationship with our loved ones. However, good leaders know how crucial a trusting atmosphere with the team is.