How to write down your goals smartly

In my last post I dared you to write down your goals, because pinning them on paper makes them clear and visible, real and tangible. Writing down goals is crucial because it helps you turning dreams into plans, ideas into reality. It’s like carving out a path, like deciding on a route before leaving home. All you then have to do is start walking along this … Continue reading How to write down your goals smartly

I dare you to write down your goals

This year I committed to taking steps towards turning my dreams into reality, to achieving my goals. I wanted to be more clear about them, more actively working towards them. So I planned to write them down and draft an action plan. What do I actually need to be doing to achieve these goals? And then something weird happened: I would sit down, pen in … Continue reading I dare you to write down your goals

Why you should write a gratitude journal

For a couple of weeks now I’ve been writing a gratitude journal. That means every night I write down at least three things relating to the past day, that I’m grateful for. This easy practice has helped me in multiple ways, which is why I have put together a list of reasons for why you should start a gratitude journal too. 1. You will start focusing … Continue reading Why you should write a gratitude journal

Whatever happened to being polite?

So the other day at work a new colleague joined our team. Our team is a very heterogenous group with all types of people, backgrounds and ages. We’re not all friends in our private lives but have very good work friendships. Everyone did their best to include the new one in our group. However, soon we started noticing that he often asks for help, which … Continue reading Whatever happened to being polite?

Who says we need to lose our childlike wonder?

As adults we often walk around, without actually noticing anything around us. Head bowed down, to-do-list in mind, we’re isolated in our tiny bubbles. We’re not really there, where we are, our thoughts two steps ahead, always optimising ourselves, optimising our careers, optimising our lives. Every day from waking up to going to bed is a marathon, is a string of tasks. We count down … Continue reading Who says we need to lose our childlike wonder?