This summer I had terrible ants in my pants. It wasn’t funny anymore. But what do you do if you can’t sit still? There was a time that I’d take holidays in small beach hotels or roaming the Mediterranean coast on a boat with a small group of friends. All there was to do was […]
Springtime. Stormy skies and sunshine. Sweet scenting flowers everywhere. Life is bursting from the earth. It makes me feel so alive, but exactly in this season we lost a dear member of my husband’s family. My husband and I had the privilege to be present at his deathbed. We were holding his hand while his
Women in leading positions are often judged to be not nice. This is one reason why so few women want to be boss, I believe. Yet, one condition to achieve Sustainable Leadership for Women is indeed to stop being so nice. Women needing to be nice is why we’re practically absent where the decisions are taken,
At a time when women outnumber men at university in most Western countries, I think it’s safe to say that lack of intelligence cannot be the reason why women still are lagging behind when it comes to occupying decision-making positions. Similarly, it’s been known for at least 30 years that more women at the top
Recent research by Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows that employing more women at the top is excellent for share prices. All male boards will soon have to let more women in, not because they like to share power, but because this is what moves the money. Women now have more economic power than ever.
In the two weeks since it’s possible, 550 Dutch women have reported being discriminated against at work because they’re pregnant. Companies who, for example, don’t extend a contract, will be punished. That’s good. But a radical change of mindset is required, that stops seeing children as the sole responsibility of women; that also stops
Caroline Myss is one of the teachers I follow. Listen below to her talk about the power of the wound. Confrontational, wise lessons! Source: The Science of Medical Intuition Online Course
When I have a client with anger-issues, I usually encourage them to express it in order to get in touch with the cause of the sense of injustice that’s underneath. Through our work, eventually their anger melts away. We’ve all been taught that anger is bad, but it can be so satisfying to let it
Were you one of those children who always did their homework on time? Whose writing is neat; who kept their bedroom tidy? Were, or, are you perhaps still a little shy? Did you always want to help your parents? If so, you’re in danger! Source: The Dangers of the Good Child | The Book of
Isn’t being vulnerable totally scary, and to be avoided at all times? That’s what I thought too for a long time. But guess what: it actually makes you strong. Wholehearted, as Brené Brown says in this delightful talk. So go on: be the master of your fate, the captain of your soul. Be vulnerable.
Like the person who wrote this article, I too was one of the people who didn’t see it coming. I now know there is a way to prevent burnout. If you lose interest in your work, you feel that you’re not being appreciated, you have less and less energy, and feel like withdrawing, it’s red