7 simple ways to unwind and take time for yourself

7 simple ways to unwind and take time for yourself

This month I will be sharing with you 7 ways that help me restore the balance in my life when my days become too overwhelming. February was not an easy month. Especially now when it’s been almost a whole year of a world pandemic and home isolation. I don’t know about you but I tend [...]

Confidence thrills, overconfidence kills

Confidence thrills, overconfidence kills

  A quote by Chandana Reddy This article is for the moments in our lives when we feel overconfident, invincible, immortal, even, for example, larger than life. Often especially in these moments this feeling may let us “slip and fall on our backs”. The reason why I am discussing this particular topic this month is because [...]

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.

Quote by  Anais Nin I was talking with a friend recently and she told me she admires my courage and confidence. This conversation left me quite surprised and made me think about the long way I have gone to get where I am right now. I have not always been courageous, let alone self-confident. For [...]

Three years of writing. The journey continues…

Three years of writing. The journey continues…

June is reserved for celebrating yet another writing anniversary. This June it’s been three years since I published my very first article on LinkedIn (A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES BEGINS WITH A SINGLE STEP). A great opportunity look back, reflect and share with you my experience from the past three years - my challenges, [...]

Lessons learned while being “locked” at home

Lessons learned while being “locked” at home

Today it’s been exactly 46 days since the corona virus lockdown has started in The Netherlands. These 46 days mark one of the most challenging periods in my life. In my previous article on this topic “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” I touch upon the challenges of two full time working parents taking [...]

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade

It’s unbelievable that the world as we know it has changed drastically in less than a month. How many of you remember a period when schools, cafes, restaurants and hotels have closed doors for an indefinite period of time? All major sport events and tournaments, including the Olympic games in Tokyo, have been canceled or [...]