Inspiration for you

 

To empower you to thrive

How to get things truly done

For a long time, I struggled with focus. I had a PhD in Procrastination and a Masters degree in Browsing the web. Needless to say, that got me into trouble. I mean, seriously. I didn't send invoices when I should have (I didn't invoice upfront, I know:...

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What to do when life is hard

I think we all have days when our lives seem awful. We all have days when our lives seem great. And we all have days when our lives feel like a routine. In today's society, where we think we can control everything, we want to feel great all the time....

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The man in the arena

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood;...

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The power of music (and stories)

Sometimes it’s really amazing how the universe works for us. I mean, I have this platform to share Empowering Stories to Inspire Change, right? And I talk a lot about the power of stories and how stories can give people hope or inspiration when they need...

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Be aware of what you believe

Be aware of what you believe. Before you know it, it'll become your destiny. So what do you believe? Are you ever bothered by thoughts like: 'Nah, I will never be able to do that...' or 'I don't know/have enough to do that ...' or 'I'm such an idiot for...

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10 Questions for a more fulfilling life

Here are ten questions you can ask yourself every day to live a dramatically different and much more fulfilling life. None of these questions matter unless you take the actions in the parenthesis. Actually do this and your life will change in many ways....

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Everyone has a story

A 16-year old boy seeing out from the train’s window shouted… “Dad, look the trees are going behind!” Dad smiled and a young couple sitting nearby, looked at the 16-year old’s childish behaviour with pity, suddenly he again exclaimed… “Dad, look the clouds...

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Winners never quit

His struggles literally began at birth. Complications during labour resulted in partial paralysis of his left face, including parts of his chin, lip and tongue. As a result of these complications, he was left with his notorious snarling look and slurred...

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No pain, no gain

People want life to be easy. We have apps, tools and systems for anything to make our life easier. Die-hard marketeers know that buyers want the result, but they don’t want to do the work in order to get there. We want to lose weight, but we don’t want to...

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Your WHY creates a wonderful tribe

On 7 April, I attended a fashion show by Dutch fashion designer Mart Visser. I have always been a huge fan of his work, as he knows how to dress curvy women. And as I’m not exactly the Claudia Schiffer type of woman, it’s not always easy to find lovely...

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