My Personal Blog

November 2, 2021
Why trust is the best illusion of control

Reading Time: 6 minutes The illusion of control is an irrational thought because we never really have control.
"Radical acceptance rests on letting go of the illusion of control and a willingness to notice and accept things as they are right now, without judging." ~ Marsha M. Linehan

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March 7, 2021
Thirteen 1-Minute Life Hacks will change your life

Reading Time: 13 minutes These simple 1-minute hacks will change your life.

Can you relate? Sometimes life feels like an endless loop, similar to the movie groundhog day. The same routine every day, week in, week out.
Your life isn’t bad, it’s ok.Your stuck in your habits and you think to yourself: Just ok is not good enough. I want out of this loop and live a glorious life!

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October 19, 2020
Solving conflicts through nonviolent communication

Reading Time: 5 minutes How to get your point through peacefully During a confrontation or a discourse, communicating kindly but assertive can be a challenge. It’s as much about how we say something as it is about what we say. A simple method can help you speak peace in a world of crisis and conflicts, non-violent communication. Deceased psychologist, […]

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June 28, 2020
Inner Conflicts - Are you your own worst Enemy?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Most of you probably know the feeling of being your own nemesis. Maybe you’re trying to live up to your standards or fulfill the expectations of others. Or maybe you’re in a catch-22 situation and have difficulties deciding which way to go.

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June 14, 2020
Emotional Wellness Mini Course

Reading Time: < 1 minute Click the grey box on the side to enter distraction-free full-screen mode!

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May 16, 2020
How to thrive in a world that's not fair

Reading Time: 3 minutes Peter had to fire his staff when Corona hit. Sonya called in sick after she didn't receive the promotion. Anthony Stockelman pleaded guilty to molesting young Katie. He was unaware that he'll share a jail with Katie's cousin, Jared. Jared used a makeshift tattoo gun fashioned from a cassette deck motor and a guitar string, […]

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December 23, 2019
The Nightmare on Christmas

Reading Time: 3 minutes Follow as many of the seven tips as possible to make Christmas the catastrophe of the year

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December 18, 2019
Christmas after a loss

Reading Time: 3 minutes Even if you feel you made the first steps toward coping with grief, the first Christmas after a loss tears up old wounds. When grandma’s chair stays empty. When Papa doesn’t dress up as Santa. When you don’t have a partner to celebrate with.

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August 8, 2019
Why Stress Damages Your Brain

Reading Time: 2 minutes Why is stress so detrimental for our brain? Learn why adrenalin and cortisol make your brain shrink and how you can stress less

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July 21, 2019
6 Signs You're Immature

Reading Time: 7 minutes If there's one thing that is sure in life, it's that we age. However, getting older doesn't equal getting more mature.
Recently, Don contacted me. The reason his former employer gave him for firing him is that he is too immature. Don asked if I could help him to "grow up." I admit that his inquiry caught me by surprise. However, I get it.
The behavior that makes us the coolest, most sought-after kid in school, doesn't work later in life.

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