March 1, 2016 : “Give a compliment ”-day !

“Give a compliment ”-day, a day to remind your colleagues, family, friends, acquaintances and contacts that they really matter and made a difference in your (work)life. In need of inspiration to start complimenting others? Check these PDFs: download A3 poster – Dutch version download A3 poster – English version

Task of the day: Try deviating from the norm a little!

We constantly find ways to effectively adjust during our growth towards adulthood. The norm allows us to differentiate between good and bad. It’s the unspoken that sets the norm. Deviate from this norm and you will be “different” and you may fall by the wayside. Of course this isn’t something we want and we therefore constantly adjust our behaviour in …

Focus will lead to more time and space

Focus is absolutely essential for growth and success. Yet focus seems more out of reach than ever before. The distractions – Facebook, incoming emails, twitter messages, links via intranet, … – are plentiful and everywhere. How often do you check your emails when you are working on a specific task? How often will your mind wander off whilst finishing off …

Talent will make your eyes shine

We all know them, those people who seemingly just have everything fall right into their lap, for whom everything always runs smoothly and who are literally bursting with energy. What is their secret? Their eyes are shining! And for more than 70% of the time. Do you ever look into your colleagues and employees’ eyes when discussing a task? It …

The importance of space in your diary.

Summertime is coming to an end… It won’t be long before we’ll all be immersed again in jammed diaries and too tight deadlines. Our bodies will have to endure a lot of stress once more. Our desire for more balance or less stress will re-emerge. Even the Greeks and Romans aimed to be as ‘unfazed’ as possible, where the soul …

People with burnout suffer

Welcome! I have been specialising in stress, burnout and adjustment problems for many years. Business appears to be booming; ‘experts’ on the subject are springing up everywhere thanks to the attention given by the media recently. What makes the ‘Huis voor Veerkracht’ unique is its combination of scientific knowledge, business sense and pragmatism, instead of hocus pocus or exaggerated claims. …