Get rid of frustrations

Get rid of frustrations

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Frustrations are part of our everyday life. We didn't meet a set goal, our expectations aren't met, we get angry about someone else, etc. And before we know we feel frustrated, disappointed, disheartened. These feelings can be very strong and hinder us from getting over the frustrating situation - we get stuck and can't move forward. But how to get over such strong frustrations? You can try the following exercise to get rid of your negative feelings. Take a piece of paper. Write down the negative experience or the name of the person(s) you got angry about. Put the paper in an envelope. You can even go a step further and destroy the envelope with the paper inside, e.g. by tearing it down into little pieces, by scrunching it up…
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Latifa cards

Latifa cards

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            I've already introduced the Latifa meditation and its benefits to you. And now I provide you with a set of Latifa cards you can use in various ways: Utilize the cards to support your Latifa meditation Select one card and meditate, reflect, write, draw, etc. about the chosen quality Choose one card blindly and let this quality accompany you through your day Take the card with the quality which speaks most to you and let it guide you through the next months Take the card with the quality which speaks least to you and explore how to integrate it in your life
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The gentle power of the Latifa meditation

The gentle power of the Latifa meditation

Self-coaching tool
I want to introduce you to the Latifa meditation which forms the basis of the coaching processes I provide.   What is the Latifa? The Latifa is an ancient meditation practice from the Sufism. The word “latif” has different meanings – all of them have to do with being subtle. The theory of the Latifa has been firstly described by a Sufi mystic in the thirteenth century but probably it’s much older. The meditation is about seven qualities – represented by seven affirmations and seven places on the human body. It touches the core of being human, it’s about vitality and basic values such as faith, hope, and love. This might sound pretty serious and troublesome but honestly, this meditation is simple and easily accessible for everyone – even for…
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Make your choice

Make your choice

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Our world is full of options and we are asked to make choices. There are the big choices regarding the direction of our life, and lots of small choices in our every day life - coffee or tea, going to the movies or reading a book, etc. And sometimes, there are these moments where your head is empty, lacking any impulse about what to do next. Today's set of cards offers you nine activities to choose from in these moments - available in English, German, and Dutch. Use the cards to get inspiration and support for making your choice!
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Be mindful

Be mindful

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            Mindfulness is a strong tool to stay aware and be conscious about how you really feel and what you really need. Being mindful allows you to notice inner processes and signals. To help you to increase and maintain your mindfulness, I have prepared some helpful mini-exercises written on small cards. Download the file (available in English, German, Dutch), cut out the cards and use them in your daily life to practice your mindfulness. Be mindful!
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Stick to it

Stick to it

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            Do you know this: You have an idea, you have planned everything. You are enthusiastic and full of energy. You set the first steps and... you stop, you procrastinate, you doubt, you criticize yourself, you look away... To help you in such situations to stick to your intention and to continue to realize it, I have collected some helpful measures written on little cards. Download the file (available in English, German, Dutch), cut out the cards and use them in the above mentioned situations where the flow has stopped and you need an impulse to continue. Stick to it!
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Get advice from your future self

Get advice from your future self

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            Sometimes, you need someone to talk to - a kind of a mature, experienced or even wise person - and there is no one available, not now or not the person you are looking for. Why not get in contact with your future self? Your future self is probably just the person who knows you best and who really understands your request and the questions related to it. Communicating with your future self provides you with a resource always available to you without any further requirements. I've recorded an instruction which guides you through the process of finding and communicating with your future self. The exercise takes approximately 15 minutes. Get pen and paper to make notes directly after the exercise. Find a comfortable spot to sit…
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How to learn something valuable for yourself

How to learn something valuable for yourself

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="1607" img_size="full"][vc_column_text]We all know things and we don’t know things. To learn and to deepen your knowledge about the world and yourself is therefore an essential element of life. Often, we set ourselves certain objectives, we have good intentions and plans to improve. What I want you to focus on are the real issues, the true questions, when you really want to know, to recognize, to experience something valuable for yourself. Use questions to investigate and learn – in this case I want you to work with a personal learning question. Read more how to do so. Step 1: Identify your personal learning question A learning question is about subject of which you feel deep inside that it is now the sufficient point in time to learn more about…
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