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300 Days

It was March 4, 2020, when my almost empty flight from Copenhagen, Denmark landed in Budapest, Hungary. The pandemic already had been around us, and already had impacted my travel plans for the rest of March and April — but I had…

Just a Cappuccino — Or More?…

I miss so many things these days. First and foremost, friends and family abroad. With these travel restrictions, I feel I am in a cage. A pleasant one, for sure, safe and sound, with family, and we have lots of joy together….

I made a mistake…

Cover photo: Walking around in Singapore between workshop days — Did several workshops there in Jan and Feb I made a mistake recently. Yes, I did: over-committed. I did more workshops in the first three months than I did the previous six…

Proof of… what?

When I was a child, I wanted to be like everyone else. But I could not, even though I tried hard. I tried to prove I am like everyone else. Then slowly, things changed. After a while, what I wanted to prove was…

What’s wrong with me?!

When I was a child, I was considered to be a super smart daughter of a very poor family — and as a result, I was always lonely. My classmates couldn’t figure out what to do with my always working crazy mind,…

Work-life balance?!

Wednesday morning. Wake up at 3:30am to catch my flight at 6am. Work in Antwerp and Brussels Wed and Thu. Thursday evening, two conferences and several meetings later: let’s go home! Massive flight delay on the way back, due to thunderstorms above…

Let’s get that Exercise Done!

I have to admit, I’ve been lazy in the last few… years. Yes. Before that, I did run. I did orienteering. I did Tai Chi. It would be easy to say I stopped exercising because I got a new baby (twelve years…

Working Out Loud

If you haven’t read John Stepper’s book Working Out Loud I highly recommend it. As I was reading it recently, I had to realize, I’ve been doing exactly this in the last fifteen (or even more) years. Probably, not that conscious though. Reading the…

How I do it: Time Management

As a mother of three who runs her own business and travels a lot and still keeps sanity I get the question quite often: “How do you do that?” To be honest, sometimes I don’t know 🙂 When I analyze how we live,…

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