It’s time for adapting
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It’s time for adapting… 

As the days go on a lot of us feel the additional tiredness creeping in. Partly, it’s due to nearing the end of the year. This change of season tiredness. But most likely we feel the Covid19 tiredness even more. Yes, there seems to be a heavy mental shift in the air, no matter where… Continue reading It’s time for adapting… 

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End of Chapter One

Wow I can’t believe it’s done. We reached the end of chapter one! Our first year in Oman is not quite over yet, since we moved here in August 2019 but our first school year at ABA Oman, and even more significantly, our first 14 weeks of home-learning are officially over today.  14 weeks, 98… Continue reading End of Chapter One

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Broken pieces

The Japanese practise the art of fixing broken objects. They say that things that break don't necessarily become useless. No, instead something that suffered a damage has a history! And by showing the scars it can become (even more) beautiful! Isn't that just a lovely way to look at things? The mending of broken pieces with… Continue reading Broken pieces

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Cabbage Curry

It took a while but by now, I learned to love the cabbage the has been a part of our regular veggie box. Yes, I needed some time and inspiration what to do with it, and to start liking that veg. But after a few weeks now, I particularly like the variety of salads out there,… Continue reading Cabbage Curry

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Bravery vs courage vs confidence

Over the past weeks I've been talking about characters strengths, taking a character survey (*), reading books, listening to podcasts and participating in an online course around bravery, courage and confidence. And I started to wonder even more about those words - bravery, courage and confidence. How do I see them? What do they mean… Continue reading Bravery vs courage vs confidence