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It’s not rocket science As a Purposeful Growth Coach and Consultant, I help people and businesses make an impact in this world in their own unique way. I often hear people talk about traditional employment as uninspiring. Working for a boss seems to be the uncool thing to do. I don’t think this is fair nor …

Today, I wish for every woman to find the confidence to show up exactly as you are in all that you do. Throughout history, women have been diminished. Feminine powers were considered dangerous, our character seen as unstable, our role as inferior. Luckily times are changing for which I’m grateful. The right to vote, work …

More often than I like I read “advice” that makes me sigh. In today’s one-sentence statement Instagram culture, we often lack nuance. Posts with crap life advice that are supposed to empower, do the exact opposite in reality— as they are blameful, short-sighted, or lack context. Here are some of my favorite unfavorites: Follow Your Passion …

The second wave of Covid infections is a fact in many parts of Europe and the US. Again we are faced with its brutal consequences. And again we will have to go through this. How do we best do that? How can we surf the wave instead of trying to control the uncontrollable? Unfortunately life …

Photo by Martino Pietropoli Nothing is worse than feeling lost. When you really don’t know anymore what to do and where to begin. You only know you feel terrible and you’d love to change the situation. But how? You just can’t see it. When this is you, you’re probably stuck in a negative perspective. A …

Always the last one in the office? Finding it hard to say ‘no’? Do you consider yourself a people pleaser?  Then this post is for you. Unfortunately, there is a huge paradox when it comes to setting boundaries. It can be uncomfortable to communicate your boundaries, but they are critical for your personal comfort.  The discomfort …

The CEO of Tony’s Chocolonely was arrested this morning. This is a story about a purposeful activist brand that’s taking a real stance for change in society. It’s their mission to “Make chocolate 100% slave free”. Not just their chocolate, all chocolate. They are not just talking about their mission, they are acting upon it. …

What is Coaching?

People have asked me: what do you do as a life and career coach? A great question, as the term “coaching” is used in many different ways, by many different people. This is why I decided to write a little bit about it. The video gives you the brief summary.  I will touch upon the …

The Corona virus abruptly hit the pause button on our normal life. Things that felt certain are suddenly in question. How to manage these feelings? How to deal with the new normal? And how to move forward? One thing is for sure, panic doesn’t serve us. That just makes us buy crazy amounts of toiletpaper.  …