8 11, 2021

About perfectionism

In the role of Hermione in the Harry Potter films, Emma Watson said "there is nothing interesting about being perfect". Do you know someone who is perfect? Not me. Such a person seems very boring to me, because there is no crack to experience. People who want to be perfect don't have it easy. [...]

1 10, 2021

Intermittent Fasting

How can you improve your health and well-being with intermittent fasting? (Click here for the article “Intermittent Fasting” in English). There is a lot of talk about intermittent fasting, including to lose weight and improve health. Many studies show that it has a great effect on our body and brain and that it can extend life. But what exactly is intermittent fasting and how does it work? The topic of intermittent fasting is popular and controversial. [...]

26 08, 2021

Integration of Coaching and Neuro

In this article I will discuss the integration of coaching and neuro. Neuroscience is still relatively new and its applications are developing rapidly.

Last Friday we spoke in the IM group of WBECS about the presentation of Ann Betz “Impressing their brains, gaining their business“. Ann is a well-known international speaker and trainer at the intersection of oaching, transformation and neuroscience. To indicate how coaching and neuroscience reinforce each other, Ann uses this metaphor: [...]

17 02, 2021

Article: How resilient are you?

Our brain and body can - in some ways - be compared to the heating system of our houses. In the Netherlands this system is often installed under the roof on the attic. Like our brain does for our body, it regulates the allocation of energy in the house. Last week it was very cold in The Netherlands, so, it was really annoying when we had a failure of our heating system that weekend. We were shivering to the bones when on Monday the technician came for repair. He quickly went to the attic, to check the boiler. Click here to read this article in Dutch. [...]

16 02, 2021

Article: How Resilient Are You?

Article: How Resilient Are You? (Click here for the Dutch version)

Our brain and body can - in some ways - be compared to the heating system of our homes. In the Netherlands, this system is often installed under the roof in the attic. Just like our brains do for our bodies, the heating system regulates the allocation of energy in the house. It was very cold in the Netherlands last weekend, so it was annoying that we had a malfunction of our heating right then. We were shaking to the core when the mechanic came for the repair on Monday.  [...]

21 01, 2021

Maria's first coaching; a project with EthicalCoach

It was Maria's first time to be coached online and one to one in her leadership growth. Maria lives in the US and I live in the Netherlands. She wasn't sure what to expect from the coaching before signing up. She felt a bit uncertain about how the coaching and how I would be, but otherwise she was excited to have a coach for the first time. As her coach, I had the privilege to introduce Maria into the world of coaching.

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