zen garden
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What does “Zen” mean to you?

I had this great thought to write about Zen, and what it means to me, and to find out what it means to others. But … writing about “being Zen” in a moment when there is anything but Zen around me blocked me quite a bit I have to admit.  And instead of starting to… Continue reading What does “Zen” mean to you?

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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

wellness summary
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The 8 Wellness Pillars summary

Over the past weeks I shared thoughts on eight Wellness Pillars, in general and with a twist as an expatriate. After all it's so much more than “just” exercise and nutrition. Wellness is how we take care about our body and mind. Yes, it might be an overused and at times misunderstood word. But don’t… Continue reading The 8 Wellness Pillars summary

occupational wellness
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Occupational Wellness

The Occupational Wellness is the last but not least part in my 8 Wellness Pillars overview. In short, this Wellness aspects means that we need to have a balance when it comes to our work environment and the work situation itself. To YOU feel satisfied when it comes to what you do? Do you feel… Continue reading Occupational Wellness