For the last ten years, I have been struggling with acne as many other women and men. It has been a long and emotional journey that seems to be reaching its end, and I want to share it with you.
I know how acne can be frustrating and can quickly lead through a down and dark spiral. Some of us do not care that much about it, but for others, it can be a real daily struggle. Like many teenagers, my acne started when I was 14 years old more or less. …
How I’m learning to appreciate what life and my own hard work is giving me.
Getting what you want can be approached in different ways: some start with visualization, others with hard work, some just wait, and others still might think really hard on it. From my experience, a combination of focus and action is needed in the right balance. A technique I’ve discovered to achieve optimal focus, is known as ‘the letter to the Universe’.
In this document, I refer to the ‘Universe’ as this powerful energy that is around us, but of course, feel free to call it whatever name works for you: God or the Quantum Field, for instance.
Writing a Letter…
A few months ago, I started a website that only focuses on personal development books, their summaries, and reviews (see: www.dev-yourself.com). When I created the ‘About Me’ Page, I knew that I wanted to write something about my life’s experience and what the concept of Change means to me, but I didn’t know where to start.
A few days later — in the middle of the night — everything became clearer. I wanted to talk about my life’s experience and how Change showed up at my doorstep and my relationship to it.
So I based myself on four values that…
You have probably already heard about this book, and if not, I hope you’ll enjoy this new discovery!
Simon Sinek has basically two goals with this book: (1) to guide both you or an organization on focusing and amplifying the things that work and (2) on giving you the cause of action.
This book can help you if:
Published in 2018, Dare to Lead investigates the ways you can identify the inner courage within you to lead a exceptional team. Based on her research, and life experiences, Brown looks at the methods you can use to gain control over your emotions, give a kick to your fear of failure and become a daring and great leader.
This book can help you if:
I am a fan of personal development books. I am currently reading the 80/20 Principle: The Secret of Achieving More With Less by Richard Koch. While enjoying some spring sun on my balcony in Amsterdam, I came across an exercise that Koch explained, and that really inspired me to share it not only on my website but also on Medium. I hope you will find it as insightful as I did. ✨
“A good exercise is to work out the most unconventional or eccentric ways in which you spend your time: how far you could deviate from the norm without…
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