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Psychology

Three long minutes of your life

clipboard-with-pencil_16x16 Some days ago I went to an open martial arts championship. Fighters from different schools and disciplines gathered to test their…

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How to Prevent Burnout? Or is it Something Else?

clipboard-with-pencil_16x16 In quite some cases I could observe that low energy levels and other symptoms are not (fully) related to the change and are mistakenly related to burnout...

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Constant Change

clipboard-with-pencil_16x16 What is the unit of change? I think it is time.
We live our life and time keeps on throwing changes at us…

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Children and Spirituality

clipboard-with-pencil_16x16I try my best to give my son an idea of what religion and what spirituality means. One of the things we do therefore is visiting…
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The illusion of a relationship…

clipboard-with-pencil_16x16It doesn’t matter if it is with the one you love, your boss, your employee or anyone else, sometimes the relationships you have are not what they seem. You could be connected with those among us that are incredibly self-centered and because of that, they are not capable of having a healthy two-way relationship. You give them your time, your energy, your commitment, your love, your creativity and all the other things that make you so valuable as a person, but in return you...

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A different perspective on shrimps…a little experiment



In my work as a psychologist I became especially interested in the reasons why it’s so easy for people with a different cultural background, to have misunderstandings or even conflicts... Read More…

Voice is power...

I spend the last two days in Amsterdam following a seminar on vocal awareness. The name of the seminar was “Your voice is power. Maximize your leadership potential”. Normally I’m very skeptical about seminars with such a title. I’m probably biased but it triggers a kind of fuzzy New Age image in me... Read More…

Finding our soulmate

An acquaintance of me has a new girlfriend. Together they have five children. Two from his two previous relationships and three from his current one. He is the biological father of the first two. Most of my sons friends are...

Social - IM_48x48 Update January 9, 2012

This article got a lot of response. Here is one I really want to share. It’s a funny but really interesting too. “Arranged marriage: How to find a beautiful wife?” see http://comedy.rajiv.com/goodwife.htm The author is Rajiv Pant, find more of him on Twitter @rajivpant


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Irony is an expression of cowardliness

Clipboard with Pencil_16x16Irony can be a very beautiful form of humor. But unfortunately it is often an expression of cowardliness. Because when someone comes up with...
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