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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

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Words – yet nothing to write

Do you have these moments that you really do want to write but don't find a way to put all that's in your head in order? The moments when you have words yet nothing to write? These weeks mess with my head and ideas and thoughts. It's so much that is happening, yet as well… Continue reading Words – yet nothing to write

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We moved… again…a review

My blog has been a bit quiet over the summer but life wasn’t quiet at all. Why? Because we only got our move confirmed by the end of June - from Tokyo, Japan to Muscat, Oman.  It didn’t come as a total surprise. It’s been brewing for a while but still - a move is… Continue reading We moved… again…a review

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A book, a poem, a piece of art interlinked

How a book, a poem and a piece of art all connect to my life!  It’s funny how things can go hand in hand and connect in the most unexpected moments, don’t you think?  As you might know, I live in Tokyo, Japan for almost 4 years now. And it was the move here that… Continue reading A book, a poem, a piece of art interlinked

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The power of acceptance

Accepting the country and culture you live in, relationships you encounter, your self-image, your emotions and feelings are not always easy. Fighting against something that we can’t change drains us, takes a lot of energy. There comes a point when we need to make a decision. Will we allow that situation to further drain us… Continue reading The power of acceptance