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Life feeling a little hectic right now?

Life feeling a little hectic right now?

You’ve been working a lot lately, trying to cope with that never-ending to-do-list. Meanwhile, at home your struggling to make sure everything is going as smoothly as possible, which is not always easy. That is for sure. It is adding all up, is not it?

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Reset and relax instantly

Reset and relax instantly

I don’t know what it is, but it makes me feel amazing. There is such a nice atmosphere, a great vibe and I am totally relaxed. I feel I have been on holiday for weeks, instead of one weekend away.

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What does your ideal day look like?

What does your ideal day look like?

Hmmm, I sigh and I stretch myself. Slowly I open my eyes. A smile automatically curls my lips. I wake up. I love my life and I am so grateful for how it looks like right now.  

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Do less and achieve more

Do less and achieve more

These past few weeks I have had an amazing time. Even though I “officially” had only two weeks off, it feels like I just took a very long holiday.

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It’s time to put YOU first

It’s time to put YOU first

How to become the CEO of your life successfully? Do what all successful people do- FIRST, take care of YOU!

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I felt gutted

I felt gutted

I felt gutted. How could I have been so wrong? One moment I knew this was going to be the answer to my problems and the next I knew: it was not. Far from it.

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Self-confidence is a choice

Self-confidence is a choice

When you think about your future, and your plans about how to become more successful, a lot of things start happening.

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Why you need a break now

Why you need a break now

My week wasn’t that good. I’ve done too little. I just needed some time for myself, which was annoying, as I didn’t get to do what I had to do.

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Do you still spend time on things that don’t matter to you?

Do you still spend time on things that don’t matter to you?

You’ve given my ambitions wings, thanks for all the insights. I am willing to take action now, I just needed this wake-up call.

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What is focus?

What is focus?

Have you ever experienced a huge deadline, and whilst you were working towards it, you got distracted?

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Want to become more successful at work?

Want to become more successful at work?

For some people, success is the best there is, whilst others see success as a dirty word. How do you feel about it? Do you like success?

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Hate Mondays?

Hate Mondays?

Last weekend I was a weekend away. I enjoyed myself thoroughly and then it became Monday again…

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New month New Chance

New month New Chance

May is here, a new month. Time for a new chance or how do you look at it? 

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Make it possible

Make it possible

It’s Saturday. I am still in bed. Loving it. Decadent. Relaxed. A moment just for me.

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How to get up excited again

How to get up excited again

She wakes me up at 6am.. Did the Easter Bunny arrive last night?

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If you do NOT feel like it

If you do NOT feel like it

I woke up and I didn’t want to leave the bed. I didn’t feel like waking up. I didn’t feel like stepping into the cold. 

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How to become the CEO of your life

How to become the CEO of your life

No! I do not want to. I shook my head but made sure to look the other way. I did not want him to see my tears. 

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Make yourself a priority

Make yourself a priority

If you are a bit like me, you simply love life. I am not saying you are necessarily loving your current life

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Take control over your life

Take control over your life

If you are aiming to live your best life, enjoying it and really head into the direction you intended, start taking some actions. 

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Be the CEO of your life

Be the CEO of your life

Being the CEO of your own life, would feel pretty great would not it? The good news is: you already are.

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How to making working from home work

How to making working from home work

I could not believe my eyes. I was utterly shocked and looked in the camera like I was caught. What I saw, did not make me happy.

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Why I hate Valentine

Why I hate Valentine

Last week it was Valentine’s Day – the day of love and loved ones. Did you receive any postcards or gifts even?

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Do you also feel you have not done enough after a day?

Do you also feel you have not done enough after a day?

I am capable of working hard and I also know how to boost my productivity. But still…

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How to make your work more fun?

How to make your work more fun?

Being able to enjoy your work, is great. Especially when you love what you do, enjoying your work is easy. But then again, we all have off days.

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Time to silence that inner voice

Time to silence that inner voice

I had the most amazing experience with a client who had been carrying the weight of a broken family relationship for so long. She wanted to feel whole again..

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Are you looking for a new job?

Are you looking for a new job?

Yes! Totally excited I put down the phone. I started a little dance immediately. They said yes! I had a new job. In South-Africa. In Durban.

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How to be visible? With and on work?

How to be visible? With and on work?

As long as I work hard enough and perform well – then people will notice me. Or not?! 

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How to get more done in less time

How to get more done in less time

I sighed and looked around me, what a mess. It was total chaos on my desk, in my room – basically everywhere I could look.

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You are doing great!

You are doing great!

Whoohoo, 2019 has started! You are on a roll. Great to see that you are going for what you truly want.

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Christmas is coming up… peace on earth but I felt like crap

Christmas is coming up… peace on earth but I felt like crap

“I called him and yelled at him. That it was all about him, that I had to make all the sacrifices and I was done.” 

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Why I hate yoga

Why I hate yoga

Recognise this? For once you’ve decided to put yourself first: you want to be more relaxed and les stressed. Everyone around you keeps telling you how great yoga is. Some people even loose weight by practising yoga. So.. sounds like a dream, right?! Wrong! 

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How to NOT get affected by what people are saying or thinking about you

How to NOT get affected by what people are saying or thinking about you

Ever had that experience? You were doing great, you felt wonderful. You were talking about your new programme and how this would affect so many people for the better. You are excited you know this is going to work. In all your excitement you speak about it to a lot of people. Most of them see the value and share your enthusiasm.

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What value do I add?

What value do I add?

If you want to get ahead in life, your job or your business it is critical to be aware of the value you add through your Key Result Areas. 

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How ‘it ain’t over till it’s over’ helped me choose

How ‘it ain’t over till it’s over’ helped me choose

I just had put down the phone after speaking to my coach. It had given me some amazing insights and cleared up a few things, as always. 

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Do what you love and make time to enjoy life

Do what you love and make time to enjoy life

I coach entrepreneurial people to enjoy life. More freedom, time and money for you by letting you focus on what matters most, that is what I do. And I love it. I love it so much that I do not mind working at all. I would love to work on it day and night, that is how much I love it. 

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3 Steps to make effective life changes with ease

3 Steps to make effective life changes with ease

Let’s say you’ve had enough of working those long hours in the office, and your goal is to be home early, as from now on. 

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How I completely lost it

How I completely lost it

Here I was.. running around like a mad person. Trying to smile while inside I felt like crying. If everyone was having a good time all would be well.

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How do you create me-time?

How do you create me-time?

How do you create me-time? Taking some time out, just for you?! Here is how I do it.

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How to create some ME-time

How to create some ME-time

I love going to the hairdressers. It is my day out. I visit a hairdresser in City London Centre, whilst I live in South East London, so it takes me an hour to get there. It’s some time just for me.

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How to master productivity in 7 easy steps

How to master productivity in 7 easy steps

How do I get a lot done in less time, a question that I get asked very frequently? As to really enjoy life, people want to be as productive as possible and deal with their work as soon as possible. With 7 easy steps, you can ensure to become very productive in a day.

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YES! How I decided to have it all.. and how I got it all.

YES! How I decided to have it all.. and how I got it all.

How do you manage it all? I get that question asked on a frequent basis. And boy, you really work long hours! That’s the next remark. Reality is that I do not work more than 8 hours a day and also less than 5 days a week.

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How to Create More Time to Enjoy Yourself? 

How to Create More Time to Enjoy Yourself? 

When was the last time you thoroughly enjoyed yourself? You know, that moment, where you didn’t think about any worries nor was there room for anything else than just feeling great. It’s been a while, hasn’t it?

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What did your life look like 10 years ago?

What did your life look like 10 years ago?

I was asked that question recently and here is my list of 10 years ago:

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I am insane, but doing it anyway! I’ve only waited 20 years..

I am insane, but doing it anyway! I’ve only waited 20 years..

This news is making me slightly nervous!! It is real, today is the day for registration: the Rotterdam marathon!

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I fell into the parent trap – I was trying to do everything..

I fell into the parent trap – I was trying to do everything..

I was trying to do it all and merely lost myself on the way doing so.

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Progress not perfection

Progress not perfection

In this video I share tips on how to get ahead fast and still remain in balance

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How to thrive on 4 hours sleep..

How to thrive on 4 hours sleep..

If I could have super powers it would enable me to thrive on 4 hours sleep as a working mum.

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How to make your own happiness

How to make your own happiness

On a sunny boulevard in Cannes, I heard somebody say:

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