Summer has passed, autumn is setting in. For us time to prepare for a new adventure.
With all these facilities and services at hand, I find it difficult to ignore and not judge the small breaches of the rules in the city of Amsterdam.
It’s great to live in a country with great weather all year round, but it’s very special to be able to celebrate brighter days.
Sometimes it is easier to solve other people’s problems than your own. It can help to figure out what advice you would give a friend and follow it yourself.
One of the main reasons to start travelling and working worldwide was to get out of Amsterdam. At least, it was for me. But there are still a lot of things I can enjoy in the city.
If everything goes wrong, it is sometimes difficult to see the positive side of it. Fortunately then there are the wise (and often weird) statements of Johann Cruijf to fall back on.
While I really find it easy to offer help, and don’t mind being asked for help, I am reluctant to ask for it myself.
How do you make plans when you have no plan? Do you make promises, only to break them? And how do you decide which opportunities will let you meet all your commitments?
How running has taught me how to find an effective balance between balance between ‘being in the here and now’, and planning and acting on values and goals.
Interested in changing your relationship with your own chatty mind? Here are two exercises that have helped me a lot, and several links to more exercises that can help you to defuse from your mind.