For those currently working in a foreign country, it can often feel extremely scary and overwhelming when you start feeling uncomfortable with your current job and wondering whether you should move on to the next thing.
Here are a few tips to increase the chances of turning this unpleasant situation into an opportunity for growth.
This post was done in the context of a joint publication with other colleagues on the 10 tips to navigate your career during a pandemic".
Once you have a fair idea of what gives you purpose, what are your core values and strengths (see all the previous tips mentioned below), you are ready to brainstorm and reflect on how you wish to ‘invest’ your time. ...
Have you ever thought about 'Whose expectations are you carrying'? (...) There is nothing wrong in taking on other people's ideas and suggestions and incorporating them into your expectations, belief system and goals. However, when you 'uncritically inherit the burden' of certain things you should be doing (or not doing), you are giving away your right to determine what makes sense for you; you are sleepwalking through life or blindly following someone else's recipe.
Wondering what you can do at home alone to improve both your mental and physical well-being, during these lockdown times and beyond?
Join me for a low-impact exercise session at home, with Chi Kung/ Qigong exercises that you can do alone, as you find greater mind-body balance and relaxation. No excuses :)
At some point, we all live through circumstances that bring some tension into our lives. This feels even truer during the past few months. Being almost constantly at home is both physically and mentally demanding. Some times, extremely demanding. It feels like some form of milder or deeper stress is almost unavoidable these days. TRE stands for 'Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises'.
If you want to learn more about TRE and find out how you can do it by yourself, at home, check this article.
In times of transition such as these, it can be a challenge to clearly (fore)see what exactly about our life plans needs some re-thinking. (...) when faced with uncertainty, life also offers a field of new possibilities for those willing to explore them. (...) join a group of 'pathfinders', and use the Wheel of Life as a compass to help you re-focus into what's most important for you in this new stage of life! Register for the free, online workshops here.
Join our free, monthly group meetings, putting the "10 Keys to Happier Living" into practice. While this group is theoretically based in Utrecht (NL), for now all meetings will be online. Invest some time on your wellbeing and happiness!