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Morning routines, evening routines and why it doesn’t matter which ones you choose

Morning routines, evening routines and why it doesn’t matter which ones you choose

Finding the right one for you, means looking at all the systems from a different point of view.

Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, Waldorf, Buddhism, Judaism, Celticism. The list could go on. They are all systems, a way of life, offering learning, growth and connection to something bigger than yourself. But does it matter which one you choose for your morning and evening routines or food beliefs?

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A different perspective on productivity – Take two

A different perspective on productivity – Take two

How to discover true productivity, without hacks and tricks

 

In my first article about productivity, I was discussing how cutting out the unnecessary stuff with becoming aware of your situation, let’s you focus on the important things in your life.

 

In this article, we are looking at a way to free up more energy, so you can spend it on the things that matter. Another great productivity boost.

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Knowledge is nothing without experience

Knowledge is nothing without experience

How long-known wisdom finally found it’s way into understanding

 

It was a very hectic time. The whole summer holiday, I was with the kids. All the time. When school came around, there was no time to relax or take off. My husband’s company needed a bigger place, so we moved the office. That didn’t only mean packing, moving and unpacking. It meant going through everything that had accumulated in the 12 years before, getting rid of things, organizing the rest.

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Lessons I’ve learned from accidentally starting a fire

Lessons I’ve learned from accidentally starting a fire

What an accident can teach you about connection, humour and gratitude

It was a Thursday afternoon
Just 4 month after we moved to our beautiful little village. I decided to boil some eggs already for dinner. I put them on the fire, turned the fire low, than got distracted by kids, the dog, the laundry and at the end my alarm that told me to pick up my oldest from school. I tied all loose ends – at least I thought I did –  and left the house in a hurry. (more…)

Assumptions

Assumptions

How assumptions rob you from new friendships and a deeper connection.

The catch of assuming

Some of our assumptions seem logical. “No one wants to be stuck with a needle”, except the millions of people who willingly get acupuncture treatments and benefit from it big time. “Jane doesn’t like olives, she would never eat your home-made pasta sauce”, except that the taste of the olives are just a shadow in it and who knows, she might love it if she tried. When we assume something, we lose the chance to communicate and we automatically shut down connection. We are left behind, in a way. Here’s an example: (more…)