Saturday, January 19, 2019
minimalist

Take a minimalist approach to minimalism

Minimalist surroundings help people relax. But you don't need a book about decluttering to clean up. Just use common sense and create a few decluttered zones in your house or at work. Safe havens...
mindful

How to be more mindful during your summer vacation

Summer vacation is a perfect time to start practicing mindfulness. It is the period that most of us take a break from the daily routine and unwind. Time is created for other things than...
summer vacation

How to get back to your healthy habits after your summer vacation

Summer vacation is a perfect time to step out of the routine and really enjoy yourself. It is alright to pause your good habits for a while and enjoy life, together with the people...
learn to code

This year you should learn to code

Is your New Year's Resolution to live healthier in the new year? Good for you! Studies show health-related resolutions always top the list. How about adding another important Resolution? A new habit that combines...
mindful breakfast

Start your day with a mindful breakfast

Some say it is the most important meal of the day: breakfast. We put effort in making breakfast and selecting healthy ingredients. Why not put some effort in appreciating the food, taking our time...
daily meditation

99 days of daily meditation

Exactly 99 days ago I started with daily meditation. It is a habit I have been trying to form for a long time. How do I feel after 99 days of meditation? Will the...
listener

How to become a better listener

Just think back: how many encounters or conversations did you have in the last few days that gave you energy? Did you feel you made a connection when you spoke to those people? Did...
sleep deprivation

Talk to your teens about technology and sleep deprivation

Our smartphones are causing sleep deprivation. Not only adults are losing precious sleep. So are our teens. Even technology companies recognize the problem and try to come up with solutions. But I believe it is...
selective attention

Selective attention allows us to tune out unimportant details

As we all know: attention is a limited resource. Selective attention allows us to tune out unimportant details and focus on what really matters. An extremely important skill. We can distinguish two kinds of...
waiting

Lessons in waiting from my kids and Disney

In my blog about developing the habit of patience I mentioned the fact that - unfortunately - I am not a very patient person. Which is a very bad habit. The good news is...
offline

In the 80’s we were offline and plugged into the now

Do you remember the 80’s? I do! In the 80’s I was a little kid and later a teen. And in the 80’s I was offline. That is why I decided to build my...
time management

Ten things I will practice to use my time more wisely

Everyone agrees: time is valuable. More valuable than all the money or stuff you wil ever own. Yet, a lot of it is wasted. Being an entrepreneur, husband and father I never have time...