How dreams are important, but solely focusing on the fruits of your dreams will make you unhappy.
A short introduction how dualistic thinking can make us unhappy.
The best way to invite others to follow you is to share your beliefs The last couple of weeks at work we spent trying to persuade our superiors to let … Continue reading
Sometimes the economical and political realities at work can crush even the best of intentions, making us see obstacles as problems not opportunities. I remember a meeting some weeks ago. … Continue reading
This week I went to play cards with a couple of friends to a tipical Swiss restaurant in Zürich. They were advertising a “metzgete”: Back in the old days a … Continue reading
I had the opportunity to attend a coaching seminar a couple of weeks ago. People from different companies and backgrounds attended, all interested in learning how to use coaching to … Continue reading
I had a lot of fun watching famous physicist Richard Feynman explain how rubber bands work. Isn’t it amazing that even after winning the Nobel Prize, something as simple as … Continue reading
We all experience moments of insecurity: A job interview, standing in front of a large group of strangers, teaching our first Yoga class. Often this insecurity shows in our body … Continue reading
A friend had recommended watching the presentation “All it takes is 10 mindful minutes“. So the other day I sat down in my comfortable chair in the living room with … Continue reading
I just finished “The Sketchnote Handbook” by Mike Rohde and decided to practice my listening and sketching skills watching “Hot to make work-life balance work” by Nigel Marsh. Sketchnoting is like … Continue reading
One of the secrets to our wellbeing is to find the balance between being and doing. To be ourselves, to connect to the things that make us happy, we need … Continue reading
Early in January, while thinking about possible new years resolutions, I stumbled across the story of the three pots by Pema Chödrön. “This is it!” I thought. “An excellent reminder … Continue reading
We often think that life and work gets easier, if only we were in charge, had more control over our environment and the people around us. Power feeds the ego and for a … Continue reading
With tears in my eyes I finished the powerful children’s book A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness and Jim Kay. It tells the story of 13-year-old Conor O’Malley. His mother … Continue reading