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How to Reset Yourself to Enjoy Your Job

How to Reset Yourself to Enjoy Your Job Do you enjoy your job? Every day, every minute, every second? I am sure you don’t! I have never had a job where I enjoyed doing all it entailed, all the time, and with everybody involved. And this is okay. The problem begins when the negative aspects...

3 Reasons Why You May Not Be in Flow at Work

Are you in flow at work? Do you have a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment? Good news is that even if you are not in flow at work, you can be one day (without having to change your job). There are three challenges preventing people from being in flow (as per Wikipedia’s...

The First Step to Giving Great Answers

Does it also happen to you? As you listen to someone talking to you, you are preparing your answer at the same time. In private conversations, it can be even worse. You have had the same discussions over and over and you already know what your spouse is going to tell you. You even don’t...

When Tough Feedback Helps You to Turn Off Your Autopilot

Our behavior consists of various habits, physical, mental, emotional. Those habits trigger automatic reactions.  It is like an autopilot, it clicks somewhere and we are acting without paying attention to what is happening. Some time ago, I asked one of my superiors for feedback. He was very frank and wrote I had a problem with...

Four Tips For Introverted Women Who Wish to Speak More at Office Meetings

The most frustrating about office meetings is when they go nowhere and  I feel like wasting my time. However, as an introvert, it is a challenge for me to contribute and steer the meeting in the direction I would have liked. An interesting article explains why introverts have more difficulties to express themselves at work...

An Introvert’s Journey from Networking Hell to Heaven

Imagine you go to a conference or any other crowded event and you don’t know anybody. You stand in the middle of the crowd holding your glass and desperately waiting for someone to talk to you. You look around and see small groups of people who discuss together. Still, nobody talking to you.  You wait...

Not Knowing Does Not Have to Be Stressful

Arriving  yesterday at Koningsteen where the Relational Wholebody Focusing training took place was like arriving in a different world. Peaceful, calm, hidden from the eyes of the usual hectic world around me . While the host was taking me to the right building, he asked about my drive here. It was a full of deviations. „Life...

5 Things that Helped Me to Overcome a Burnout

One day in January 2016, I sat down at my computer and could not do anything. I had difficulties to read, think and concentrate.  Next day, I tried again and the same happened. After few days like that, I simply gave up and took a month break to focus on myself. What was my remedy? 1. Letting...

Top Five Investments You Should Make before Getting Fired for Redundancy

When I first experienced collective lay-offs in a multinational company, I was shocked. There is no security, no stability in this world. At the age of 50, I could become redundant and useless. It sounds bitter, but it might happen to anybody one day. That`s life. Plenty of questions started floating in my head. How...

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